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Helping hands come from the community

Community health workers can help physicians and patients as part of a broader recognition that many factors that don't involve direct treatment can still drive medical outcomes.
1 Nov 2019

Sesame Street inspires physicians to advocate for criminal justice reform

According to an article published in Annals of Internal Medicine, physicians are getting a wake-up call about the effects of mass incarceration from an unexpected place: Sesame Street.
7 Oct 2014

After the election, a time for reflection

The new administration the Congress will force us to rethink our priorities, values, and approach to economic, geopolitical, environmental, educational, religious, and social issues.
1 Jan 2017

PCMH model slowed growth in ED visits but had no effect on hospitalizations

Patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) showed slower growth in expenditures for outpatient ED visits than non-PCMH practices, but the model wasn't associated with any decrease in hospitalizations, a recent study found.
17 Mar 2015

Narrative medicine seeks the story behind the illness

Narrative medicine puts the humanities and the arts in the service of health care not just to cure patients, but to make sure they are not all alone in their illness.
1 Oct 2020

Pneumococcal vaccine recommendations can be unclear

While most physicians surveyed about current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations responded that they found them to be very clear or somewhat clear, when tested with questions about the recommendations and several case scenarios, many of the survey respondents answered incorrectly.
1 Apr 2018

Urban health residencies aim to create primary care leaders

Two residency tracks at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore focus specifically on urban primary care.
1 Sep 2018

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