Giving doctors more information about a patient’s adherence to prescriptions and access to pharmacist help did not improve adherence to medication regimens.
Drug manufacturer payments to doctors appear to have modest effects on prescribing behavior.
The Journal of the American Medical Association discovers that private equity firms are acquiring physician practices.
Patients don’t appear to differentially judge physicians based on gender or race.
A paper at the National Bureau of Economics examines the association between a physician’s management skills and outcomes.
A new study examines whether physician preferences for certain types of patients may play a role in practice variation.
An article in JAMA Network Open gives some further insight into practice pattern decisions and diffusion of new treatments.
A study in JAMA Network Open looks at specialist physician care of patients with chronic diseases.
A report from the National Academy of Medicine focuses on clinician burnout.
A study in the journal Circulation illustrates the benefits of including specialists in ACOs.
A study carried by the JAMA Open Network reveals that what physicians say they did in billing and medical records may not be what actually happened.
A paper at the National Bureau of Economic Research examines reimbursement and access in Medicaid.
A new paper from the National Bureau of Health Economics analyses the effect of primary care physician practice styles on patient outcomes.
Physicians are spending less time with drug company sales reps, according to a new report.
A study in Health Services Research has a surprising result regarding patient outcomes and characteristics of a physician practice.