Telehealth is booming, but who are the power users?
Telehealth has become an important source of service for health conditions of all kinds. Find out who is using telehealth services the most.
Why putting prices in EHRs will help doctors keep costs in check
Including prescription-drug prices in electronic health records would improve transparency while simultaneously strengthening the patient-doctor bond.
Revealing the ripples of burnout
After years of leading efforts to understand the magnitude of the burnout epidemic, researchers Lotte N. Dyrbye, MD, MHPE, and Colin P. West, MD, PhD, look to the next challenge: quantifying the impact of solutions.
Insurers want patients to use wearables. That could be a problem.
Insurer programs that encourage use of wearable devices to promote healthy lifestyles can benefit consumers, but experts warn of harmful unintended consequences.
New BRCA recommendations: What primary care doctors must know
Learn more about the USPSTF’s broadened guidance on women who can benefit from genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.
Top 5 clinical areas where digital health is taking off
A tally of digital health research shows amped up interest in cardiometabolic conditions. Find out which other clinical areas are sparking digital health study.
Mayo Clinic’s cancer telerehab program boosts quality of life
A telerehabilitation program yielded improvements in cancer patients’ pain and function, showing the power of relatively low-tech interventions.
Court listened to AMA on defining alcoholism as a disease, not a crime
See how U.S. Supreme Court justices looked to AMA policy and research to change its views toward alcoholism and other alcohol-related matters.
This is how 1st-year medical residents spend their training time
The latest look at how interns fill their days details a sizeable shift from direct patient engagement to a greater focus on EHRs and team-based care.