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Nearly Half of Older Adults Use Online Physician Ratings

Online ratings perceived to be very important nearly as often as word-of-mouth recommendations from family and friends

Number of Preventive Med Doctors Unlikely to Match U.S. Needs

Number of self-identified preventive medicine physicians has decreased since 2000, with leveling off in past four years

Suicide Rate Up for Nurses Versus General U.S. Population

Among women, suicide incidence was higher among nurses than the general population, with relative risk of 1.99

Many Older Adults Unaware of Potential Side Effects for New Rx

Physicians should spend more time discussing possible side effects of a newly prescribed medication during the office visit, authors say

Burnout Symptoms Common for Neonatal Health Care Workers

66 percent of HCWs reported burnout symptoms; 73 percent felt burnout had increased among their coworkers during pandemic

Patient-Provider Gender Concordance Affects Patient Heart Outcomes

American College of Cardiology workgroup recommends improving gender diversity in the workforce, research, and medical education

One in Five Health Care Workers Reports Mental Health Conditions

Review shows high prevalence of depression, anxiety, and PTSD during the COVID-19 pandemic

Recent Decrease Found in M.D. Medical Students Pursuing Pediatrics Career

Last four years have seen significant increase in number of unfilled pediatric positions, despite increase in positions offered in Match

Medicare Payments for  Brand-Name Neurology Meds Soaring

From 2013 to 2017, number of claims increased 7.6 percent, but total payments increased 50.4 percent

Provider Teams Outperform Solo Care for New-Onset Chronic Disease

Among solo providers, there was little difference in care management and outcomes between physicians, nonphysicians