Articles related to PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
How Much Work is Too Much?
Our system is strained and we don’t have a solution for it. But is the strain impactingpatient care? This review of an article published in the Journal of HospitalMedicine seems to say that higher patient loads lead to longer patient stays.
Family Medicine/General Practice August 17th 2022
What Clinicians Need to Know About the DSM-5-TR Updates
With regard to his panel, “DSM-5 Text Revision (DSM-5-TR): What’s New and What’s Different,” which was presented at Psych Congress Elevate 2022, Michael B. First, MD, professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University in New York City, and editor and co-chair of the DSM-5-TR, responds to questions in this Q&A. The updated text’s main revisions to the “Introduction” and “Use” sections are discussed by Dr. First, who also explains the new diagnoses it now includes and provides his thoughts on how the enhanced text will help psychiatrists in their daily work.
Psychiatry July 26th 2022
Q&AD: Addressing Challenges in Alzheimer’s Disease, From Early Identification to New Treatment Considerations
The first in a two-part series, this 0.50-credit, 30-minute CME multiplatform program discusses the importance of early identification of AD and how to detect it early, the pathobiology of AD and potential treatments in development to target this pathology, and current treatment options, including the appropriate use of anti-amyloid monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatment.
Geriatrics July 19th 2022
Not Enough Time for Primary Care Clinicians to Provide Guideline-Recommended Care, Study Finds
In this simulated study, researchers estimated that, for an average panel of 2,500 patients, a primary care clinician would require 26.7 hours a day to provide preventive, chronic, and acute care with documentation/inbox management.
Family Medicine/General Practice July 19th 2022
The Rise of the Expert Patient in Cancer: From Backseat Passenger to Co-navigator
Many patients have devoted time and effort to learning about their diagnosis and have engaged (or want to) in a collaborative relationship that benefits their care. This represents a shift from the more traditional health care paradigm, where the doctor is the primary content expert providing education and recommendations. To engage with expert patients, clinicians must acknowledge their existence as experts on their own diseases and that they can be a valuable resource and want to become more deeply involved.
Oncology, Medical April 5th 2022
Eight Scary Financial Mistakes Physicians Make with Their Money
Just because they are highly educated and high-income earners does not mean physicians are immune from making bad financial decisions. Poor investment decisions, failure to plan for taxes, and escalating debt loads are just a few of the financial issues that plague doctors across the US.
All Specialties February 1st 2022