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Medical students are using electronic health records to virtually follow up on patients' outcomes. While it's meant as a way of improving care and learning, it can be interpreted as a violation of patient privacy.
A new training program simulates a humanitarian crisis and teaches physicians how to determine basic living needs and the health care infrastructure required to meet them.
Five principles frequently define successful individual and organizational goal-setting and achievement. They can be applied as physicians convert to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System, which will have a dramatic impact on future Medicare reimbursements.
This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
A “pick your pace” option for quality reporting under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 will give internists a chance to ease into the new payment system by choosing their levels of participation.
A 66-year-old man is evaluated in the emergency department following a fall 3 days ago, when he struck the right side of his chest against a table. Since that time he has experienced right-sided pleuritic chest pain and difficulty taking a deep breath. Following a physical exam, oxygen saturation, and lab studies, what is the most likely diagnosis?
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