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State Laws on Teen Privacy Do Not Reflect Pediatric Standards of Care

Providing confidential care to adolescent patients set as priority by medical societies, but guidelines limited by compliance with state laws


Physicians Accept Remote Auscultation Alternative for Quarantined Patients

Remote digital auscultation of heart and lungs acceptable alternative to standard physical examination for COVID-19 patients in quarantine wards

Health Care Employee Turnover Recovering

Physician Assistants Commonly Employed in Dermatology

Mean annual increase of 11.6 percent in number of PAs in dermatology reported compared with 7.8 percent in all other specialties

Health Care Employee Turnover Recovering

However, recovery is uneven, particularly among historically marginalized racial and ethnic groups

Health, Economic Impact of COVID-19 Set to Lessen in Coming Years

Health care use projected to normalize after decline in 2020; remaining federal supplemental spending expected to decrease through 2024

Debt Valuation of Private Equity-Backed Dermatology Groups Down

Valuation of debt instruments significantly decreased from May to August 2019, followed by further decrease during COVID-19

Top White House Science Adviser Resigns After Probe Into ‘Disrespectful’ Behavior

Eric Lander said his resignation is effective 'no later than February 18 in order to permit an orderly transfer'

Women Underrepresented in U.S. Health System Leadership

Findings seen among the largest U.S. health systems, insurance groups, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Up for Racial, Ethnic Minority HCWs

Vaccine hesitancy highest among Black and Hispanic or Latino health care workers; concerns include side effects, newness of vaccine

More Than 10 Percent of Adults Missed Health Care in Spring 2021

In addition, 9.2 percent of parents report delaying or forgoing care for their children for fear of exposure to the coronavirus