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Female physicians make 'substantially' less than male counterparts

July 22, 2016

Significant salary differences exist between male and female physicians at public medical schools, according to findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

This gap persisted after accounting for various factors, such as experience, specialty and age, Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD, from the department of health care policy at Harvard Medical School, and colleagues reported.

Nearly half of physicians see fewer patients each day due to EHR use

July 22, 2016
Physicians have mixed feelings about electronic health record usage, according to a report published by Physicians Practice. The 2016 Tech Report included an annual…

DOJ sues to block mergers between Anthem and Cigna, Aetna and Humana

July 21, 2016
The U.S. Department of Justice, along with attorneys general from Washington, D.C., and several states, sued to block Aetna's acquisition of Humana and Anthem's…
In the Journals

Atopic diseases linked to ADHD in children

July 19, 2016
Children with atopic diseases such as asthma, allergic rhinitis, or eczema, and those whose parents who were exposed to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and…
In the Journals

Specific allergen immunotherapy found not to be effective for atopic eczema

July 18, 2016
There was a lack of consistent evidence that specific allergen immunotherapy is effective for treating atopic eczema, according to published study results. Researchers…
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