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US Medical Schools Ranked by Diversity
According to a new study conducted by Penn Medicine researchers, patients who are of the same racial or cultural background as their doctor are more likely to rate their care as excellent. These results confirm what is well-known, which is that we require a more diversified physician workforce.
All Specialties September 26th 2022
Hospital Admins Knew Star Surgeon Was Dangerous; Warned Before ‘Summer of Death’
In 2018, this previously high revenue-generating surgeon had a series of patient injuries and deaths resulting from his surgeries. He was removed from the surgery schedule following a whistleblower lawsuit.
All Specialties September 20th 2022
Physician Salaries Ranked by Hourly Rate
Using the most recent yearly figures from the Medscape 2022 Compensation Report and the typical hours spent as provided by the American Association of Medical Colleges, it is not surprising to see primary care specializations at the bottom of the list and specialists at the top. Anesthesiologists work lengthy shifts and earn a middle-of-the-road hourly rate. Dermatologists enjoy a healthy work-life balance and high earnings — it should come as no surprise that it’s one of the hardest fields to break into — but no one is surprised that PCPs are working hard for less money.
All Specialties September 19th 2022
ACIP: Updated Vaccine Guidance for the 2022-2023 Influenza Season
All vaccines are expected to be quadrivalent. Included in the update are expanded approval for Flucelvax Quadrivalent, administration adjustments for Afluria Quadrivalent, and higher dose vaccines for those 65 years old and older.
All Specialties September 13th 2022
3 Things to Know About Mark Cuban’s Drug Company
In a 2021 poll conducted by West Health and Gallup, 7% of American respondents said they had difficulty paying for at least one prescription drug in the previous three months. The same survey also found that 1 in 10 Americans had skipped medication doses in the previous year in order to save money. The well-known billionaire Mark Cuban is aiming to alter that with the Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company, which will lower the cost and provide access to hundreds of prescriptions for people all around the nation. “Everyone should have safe, affordable medicines with transparent prices.” Mark Cuban
All Specialties September 12th 2022
Hospital, Contractor Battle Over Anesthesiology Staff
According to two lawsuits filed late last month, a New Jersey hospital is suing an anesthesiology staffing company for what it claims are major personnel shortages, while the company is suing the hospital for stealing its doctors and other professionals.
All Specialties August 22nd 2022