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Half of Physician Directors of NCI Cancer Centers Receive Industry Payments

Authors question whether these payments serve the public interest
One in seven internal medicine residents report being bullied since starting residency training

One in Seven Internal Medicine Residents Report Being Bullied

International graduates, lower-performing residents, non-native English speakers most likely to report bullying
Use of non-hospital-based provider-to-patient telehealth grew almost 1

Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing

2014 to 2018 saw increase of 1,393 percent from 0.007 to 0.104 percent of all medical claim lines
Few patients with undiagnosed prediabetes are told that they are at high risk for diabetes

Few at Risk for Diabetes Report Being Informed by Provider

Many individuals with elevated glucose levels are unaware of their heightened diabetes risk
Nearly two-thirds of actively practicing physicians are still carrying medical school debt

One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt

Survey shows that taking extra shifts is one strategy to help doctors pay off medical school debt
Children in states with statewide child psychiatric telephone consultation programs are significantly more likely to receive mental health services than children in states without such programs

Phone Consults Grow Mental Health Service Access for Children

Statewide programs let primary care doctors consult with child psychiatrists about urgent patient issues
Professional coaching can reduce emotional exhaustion

Professional Coaching Can Reduce Emotional Exhaustion for Doctors

Emotional exhaustion, rates of overall burnout decreased, while quality of life increased

July 2019 Briefing – Family Practice

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for July 2019. This roundup includes the...

July 2019 Briefing – Internal Medicine

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Internal Medicine for July 2019. This roundup includes the...
Symptoms of burnout seem to be associated with greater explicit and implicit racial bias among resident physicians

Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians

Residents with burnout had greater explicit racial bias, implicit racial bias scores after adjustment