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VIDEO: Physicians must nurture the engaged patient

April 13, 2019
VIENNA — In this exclusive video from the International Liver Congress 2019, Wayne Eskridge, founder and CEO of the Fatty Liver Foundation…
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Clinical guidelines from North American specialty societies often biased, have conflicts of interest

April 2, 2019
Clinical practice guidelines issued by specialty societies in North America often call for greater use of services associated to their own…

Physician wages plateau, but pay gap narrows between men, women

March 27, 2019
Overall wages for U.S. physicians have plateaued, but the disparity in pay between men and women has narrowed slightly, according to a new report…
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Speaker highlights burnout at Women in Endocrinology annual meeting

March 23, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — The advocacy group Women in Endocrinology is once again holding its annual meeting and dinner at ENDO 2019, spotlighting member…
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National Collaborative for Health Equity aims to level the playing field

February 22, 2019
Racial and ethnic disparities in health care in the United States have confounded experts for decades. An important reason for this is that the…
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Walgreens to pay $270 million for overbilling prescription drugs, insulin pens

February 14, 2019
With all of the attention currently placed on prescription drug prices, it’s difficult to believe that a major retail distributor of…
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Project data establish national norm empathy scores for osteopathic medical students

February 5, 2019
Data from phase 1 of the nationwide Project in Osteopathic Medical Education and Empathy, or POMEE, have been used to develop the first and only…
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Taking Their Own Advice: Disparity in Paid Family Leave among Top Medical Schools

January 31, 2019
Although pediatric medical organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, have demanded congressional legislation to ensure that new…
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Amid new year drug price hikes, Congress calls on manufacturers to justify costs

January 25, 2019
In 2018, after President Donald Trump publicly condemned the pharmaceutical industry for skyrocketing prescription drug prices, several of the…
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Price disclosure through TV advertising may reduce consumer interest in high-priced drugs

January 23, 2019
Requiring pharmaceutical companies to disclose prices in direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising could potentially reduce interest in…
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Price hikes on older, brand-name drugs share blame for surging drug costs

January 11, 2019
The pharmaceutical industry, in recent years, has been marked by a cycle of outrage from patient groups, insurers and politicians each time a…
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Direct-to-consumer medical ad spending rises $7.5 billion over 10 years

January 8, 2019
Money spent on medical marketing greatly increased from 1997 through 2016, carried largely by a significant surge in direct-to-consumer advertising…

AMA announces new initiative supporting ‘meaningful improvements’ to residency training

October 30, 2018
AMA recently announced that it will award $15 million in grant funding over the next 5 years to training programs that discuss the changing needs of…

Trump proposes allowing Medicare to base drug costs on prices abroad

October 25, 2018
President Donald Trump on Thursday announced two proposals reshaping how the government pays for drugs under Medicare Part B, including allowing…

SLACK Incorporated Appoints Matt Holland Chief Commercial Officer

October 18, 2018
SLACK Incorporated, a Wyanoke Group Company, is pleased to announce Matthew J. Holland as Chief Commercial Officer. Holland will oversee print…

Trump administration says it's ending ACA ‘sabotage,’ experts say it comes at great risk to patients

October 11, 2018
The average premium for the second lowest cost silver health insurance plans — the one used to determine final premium tax credits — will…
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Steps clinicians can take toward proper compensation

October 10, 2018
Several times throughout European history, the law set limits on what medical services patients could be billed for and some clinicians could not…
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How to maximize face-to-face time with patients

October 9, 2018
The average time of a consultation in primary care rose from 15.56 minutes in 1993 to 21.07 minutes in 2012,
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Preparation before office visits provides significant advantages for PCPs, patients

October 8, 2018
A recent study suggested a “primary care revolution” is coming that will increase the workload in the future for primary care…

Trump administration reports progress in lowering drug prices, while AMA, AAFP, await word on their proposals

August 22, 2018
President Donald J. Trump’s administration’s plan to lower drug prices — a 44-page document it calls the American Patients First…