Use of prescription drugs is similar in the United States and Canada, with almost 70 percent of adults aged 40 to 79 years using at least one prescription drug.
The author investigates the use of a regional state unrepresented patient advocacy committee as an alternative to appointing legal guardians or using physicians as decision makers.
Nearly two-thirds of actively practicing physicians are still carrying medical school debt.
Developing and implementing evidence-based mitigation strategies specifically targeting preventable patient harm could lead to major service quality improvements in medical care which could also be more cost effective.
Spending associated with essential medicines grew substantially from 2011 to 2015 for Medicare Part D beneficiaries.
Professional coaching can reduce emotional exhaustion, improve overall quality of life, and build resilience among physicians.
Brand-brand competition in the U.S. pharmaceutical market has not lowered drug list prices.
Symptoms of burnout seem to be associated with greater explicit and implicit racial bias among resident physicians.
Eighteen percent of all emergency department visits and 16 percent of in-network hospital stays have at least one out-of-network charge.
For patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis, the perivascular fat attenuation index, as measured by coronary computed tomography angiography, indicates reduced coronary inflammation in association with biologic therapy.