Health care personnel should consider their clinical attire, such as white lab coats, carefully with regards to risk of transmitting infection, according to guidelines published in the February issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reevaluating the safety profiles of approved testosterone products based on a pair of studies that revealed increased cardiovascular risks in men receiving treatment for low testosterone (low T).
Changes in mental and emotional well-being occur in prostate cancer patients on androgen deprivation therapy, according to research published in an upcoming issue of The Journal of Urology.
Many physicians in non-solo practice settings are paid using different methods, with just over half receiving all or most of their compensation from salary, according to a report from the American Medical Association.
Although physicians generally use smartphones rather than tablets for professional purposes, they are more likely to read articles from medical publications and access medically oriented webcasts/podcasts on tablets, according to the results of a survey conducted by Kantar Media.
Beginning in 2015, US businesses with 50 or more workers must provide health insurance to "full-time" employees, meaning workers who log at least 30 hours a week, on average.
Practice owners need to communicate with system vendors to coordinate International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision updates, according to an article published Dec. 25 in Medical Economics.
Two beneficial treatment approaches are available for metastatic and locally advanced prostate cancer, according to two studies presented in advance of the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, to be held Jan. 30 to Feb. 1 in San Francisco.
A framework has been established to advance clinical learning environments that promote change in the quality and safety of care, according to a perspective piece published online Jan. 27 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
With the influx of newly insured patients under the Affordable Care Act, physician practices should be prepared to spend even more time verifying coverage, according to an article published Jan. 2 in Medical Economics.