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The Old Man and AZT
Helios is 80 years old and was diagnosed with HIV in 1994. He's still taking the same combination of work-horse antiretrovirals he started with. I wanted to talk about changes. Helios didn't.
2013 RAND-AMA Physician Satisfaction Study: 9 EHR Fails
". . . EHR usability represents a relatively . . . unique and vexing challenge to physician professional satisfaction.” The quote from study authors sums up the bulk of the sentiment-to-date.
Frequent-Flyer Patients: Are We Really Helping Them?
Four inpatient detentions in 4 months, but Jennifer happily caught a bus to head home. Was this case another crisis averted? Or just another flagrant waste of limited funds?
The FDA and Hydrocodone
The hydrocodone/acetaminophen combination is moved to Schedule II from III while single-agent extended release hydrodocone is approved without a tamper-resistant mechanism.
Is There a Best Regimen for Initial Antiretroviral Therapy?
First of all, it is important to know what exactly is meant by “the best.”
Why “Physician Wellness” Is Such a Struggle
Why do committees set up to foster physician wellness often sputter and often die a quick death? Family physician and burnout coach Dr Dike Drummond reviews the reasons, and offers practical solutions. Read more, here.
Cognitive Concerns in Primary Care: 10 Things You Should Know
This just in: Medicare reimburses physicians 3 to 5 times more for common procedural care than for cognitive care.