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Nearly 334,000 healthcare providers left their jobs in 2021, including large numbers of physicians and nurses, according to an analysis of provider medical claims data.
Accountable care organizations must urge Congress to extend a dependable bonus payment to physicians that is ready to expire, advocates say.
Partnering with patients and families in medication decisions helps avoid the safety and quality pitfalls of disengaged clinical care, researchers contend.
Ongoing staffing shortages in nursing homes are making it difficult for nurses to communicate and efficiently share changes in conditions for residents, a new study has found.
Health officials are encouraging physicians to more frequently consider prescribing the oral antiviral now that it is no longer in short supply.
Responses by Genesis HealthCare physicians offer insight into the dramatic shift in care delivery that took place as COVID-19 raged in 2020.
The pilot program at a post-acute care hospital in Toronto successfully brought physicians and nurses out of their silos and revealed an opportunity to correct inefficiencies, geriatricians say.
By 2016, 81% of California’s long-stay residents and 68% of short-stay residents had physician orders for life-sustaining treatment recorded in the MDS.
The updated recommendations cover issues encountered by physicians who care for people living with life-altering illnesses such as stroke, Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
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