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Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - The increasing participation of men in registered nursing can be attributed to multiple factors, including increasing educational attainment, rising labor demand in health care, and liberalizing gender role attitudes, according to a working paper publishe Read More >
Men Now Comprise ~10 Percent of RN Workforce
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - Much of the total potentially preventable spending for Medicare beneficiaries is concentrated among frail elderly individuals, according to a study published online Oct. 16 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Read More >
Potentially Preventable Spending Concentrated in Frail Elderly
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 - Female physicians are more burned out than their male colleagues, but there are steps they can take to reduce the stress associated with burnout, according to a blog post published in Medical Economics' blog. Read More >
Female Physicians May Be Especially at Risk of Burnout
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 - Online consumer ratings of specialist physicians do not predict objective measures of quality of care or peer assessment of clinical performance, according to a study published online Sept. 8 in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Associati Read More >
Online Ratings Not Aligned With Objective Quality Measures
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 - Most female physicians have been sexually harassed by patients at some point in their careers, according to a blog post published in Medical Economics. Read More >
Most Female Physicians Have Faced Sexist Patient Comments
Mon, Oct 16, 2017 - In 2015, more than 25.5 million people who died worldwide experienced serious health-related suffering, and the vast majority lacked access to palliative care and pain relief, according to a report published online Oct. 12 in The Lancet. Read More >
Serious Suffering Affects Almost Half of Those Who Die Yearly
Mon, Oct 16, 2017 - Americans who must work longer to reach Social Security retirement age have worse measures of health in the years leading up to retirement, according to a study published in the October issue of Health Affairs. Read More >
Pre-Retirement Morbidity Higher in Later Birth Cohorts
Fri, Oct 13, 2017 - Both paper-based and electronic health records have shortcomings in terms of quality of content, process, and structure, with poor quality of nursing documentation seen for both methods, according to a study published online Oct. 5 in the Journal of Cl Read More >
Quality Issues for Both Paper-, Electronic-Based Health Records