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Malpractice risk according to physician specialty.
BACKGROUND Data are lacking on the proportion of physicians who face malpractice claims in a year, the size of those claims, and the cumulative career malpractice risk according to specialty. Expand
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Opioid‐Prescribing Patterns of Emergency Physicians and Risk of Long‐Term Use
BACKGROUND Increasing overuse of opioids in the United States may be driven in part by physician prescribing. However, the extent to which individual physicians vary in opioid prescribing and theExpand
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The economics of intense exercise.
Despite the well-known benefits of exercise, the time required for exercise is widely understood as a major reason for low levels of exercise in the US. Intensity of exercise can change the timeExpand
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Sex Differences in Physician Salary in US Public Medical Schools.
IMPORTANCE Limited evidence exists on salary differences between male and female academic physicians, largely owing to difficulty obtaining data on salary and factors influencing salary. ExistingExpand
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Role of magnetic resonance (MR) in the diagnosis and management of intracranial tuberculomas.
Thirty-one patients with intracranial tuberculomas were diagnosed on the basis of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. The diagnosis was confirmed in 30; one case was a false-positive. A total of 44Expand
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Comparison of Hospital Mortality and Readmission Rates for Medicare Patients Treated by Male vs Female Physicians
Importance Studies have found differences in practice patterns between male and female physicians, with female physicians more likely to adhere to clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice.Expand
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Opioid prescribing by multiple providers in Medicare: retrospective observational study of insurance claims
Objectives To estimate the frequency and characteristics of opioid prescribing by multiple providers in Medicare and the association with hospital admissions related to opioid use. DesignExpand
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Hospital Spending and Inpatient Mortality: Evidence From California
BACKGROUND Evidence shows that high Medicare spending is not associated with better health outcomes at a regional level and that high spending in hospitals is not associated with better processExpand
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Rates and Characteristics of Paid Malpractice Claims Among US Physicians by Specialty, 1992-2014
Importance Although physician concerns about medical malpractice are substantial, national data are lacking on the rate of claims paid on behalf of US physicians by specialty. Objective ToExpand
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The value of specialty oncology drugs.
OBJECTIVE To estimate patients' elasticity of demand, willingness to pay, and consumer surplus for five high-cost specialty medications treating metastatic disease or hematologic malignancies. DATAExpand
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