Gender differences exist in domestic activities among career-oriented academic physicians with children, according to a study published online March 3 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
From 2012 to 2013, there was a 5.7 percent increase in the median total cash compensation for primary care physicians, with a smaller gap seen for medical and surgical specialists, according to the results of a recent survey from SullivanCotter.
The Relative Value Unit is a useful tool for managing practice finances, according to an article published Feb. 25 in Medical Economics.
By Rachel Lutz
Scientists have developed a nanofiber mesh they hope can be incorporated into a device to replace daily hospital visits for kidney failure patients.
Medical schools are beginning to change their curriculum to address ways to eliminate health disparities, according to the American Medical Association.
Value-based insurance design plans with certain features aside from solely lowering cost sharing can increase medication adherence, according to a study published in the March issue of Health Affairs.
For US health care facilities, participation in the World Health Organization global campaign to improve hand hygiene practices is associated with improved hand hygiene, according to a study published in the March issue of the American Journal of Infection Control.
Human subjects protections policies do not provide regulatory coverage for all clinical trials, while up to about a quarter of trials are considered overlap trials, according to a research letter published in the March 5 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
By Rachel Lutz
After concluding a Doribax (dorpenem) study early, the FDA announced the drug will undergo label changes to reflect increased risk of death for ventilator-associated pneumonia patients.
For patients with established cardiovascular disease and atrial fibrillation, warfarin treatment correlates with a lower risk of a composite of death, myocardial infarction, and ischemic stroke, with no increased risk of bleeding, regardless of chronic kidney disease severity, according to a study published in the March 5 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.