Today the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Nurses Association (ANA), and 55 other healthcare organizations called for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all healthcare workers, including locum tenens providers. MedPage Today Deputy Managing Editor Molly [...] Read more
There’s no longer any doubt that telemedicine is here to stay…to what extent is anyone’s guess. What impact will this have on the practice of medicine? How will it change the doctor-patient relationship? The quality […]
Propelled, in part, by the pandemic and a subsequent shortage of hospital beds, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has now given 56 hospitals the green light to provide hospital care at home. […]
The American way of training its doctors has been a long-standing tradition. The first two years of medical school are crammed with lectures, laboratories, and exams—patient contact is limited. In years three and four, medical […]
Have an increasing number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the United States caused a healthcare staffing shortage this fall? Based on healthcare industry, media and staffing industry reports, the answer, most likely, is “yes.” [...] Read more
The stress-related toll of the pandemic is relentless. Anxiety, depression, increasing drug and alcohol use, sleepless nights, and suicides are sweeping across America. According to a Kaiser Family Foundation survey, more than half of Americans [...] Read more
At first glance, the future of primary care may seem unpredictable. For the most part, however, it will probably be an acceleration of changes already underway prior to the pandemic. Whatever the future has in [...] Read more
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