Patient Support & Advocacy
How to improve screening for social determinants of health
Most doctors and hospitals aren’t yet screening patients on issues such as housing or transportation needs. Learn more from the AMA on how to change that.
Resident & Student Health
At risk for depression in medical school? Know the key factors
Individual, demographic and school-related factors are linked to a higher risk of developing depression in medical school.
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.