While many physicians in the United States report frustrations with their work, the public continues to hold health care providers in high regard.
Nearly nine-in-ten Americans (87%) who have seen a health care provider in the past year say their concerns or descriptions of symptoms were carefully listened to, and 84% say they felt their provider “really cared about (their) health and well-being,” according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in spring 2016. Most patients in U.S. have high praise for their...Read More
As part of the Clean Hands Count campaign, we are pleased to announce a new course: Hand Hygiene, Glove Use, and Preventing Transmission of C. difficile. This free course...Read More
The CDC launches online training modules for safer opioid prescription practice The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) launched an online training course focused on opioid prescription practices. The series features eight modules, of which one has been released thus far. The first module can be accessed here: https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/training/ The training program offers recommendations for prescribing opioids more safely and effectively. It...Read More
The link, Population Health Management May Worsen Physician Shortage, discusses the growing issue of physician shortage in the United States, with a projected shortfall of up to 88,000 physicians...Read More