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Salary disparity between men and women continues to exist in medicine despite our documentation of this earnings gap since the mid-1970s. The number of women in medicine continues to rise, and despite our knowledge of the problem the gender pay gap in medicine is one of the highest for any professional industry. After controlling for multiple variables, male physicians across multiple fields continue to earn significantly more than their female counterparts. This study is a 5-year review of compensation for both clinical and academic emergency physicians by gender, to determine if there have been any changes in the gender disparity trends. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
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Name: Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
To investigate and describe the experience of nurses working in home care, with responsibility for providing health-care to patients with hard-to-heal wounds.
Although empirical evidence suggests that the adherence club model is more effective in retaining people living with HIV in antiretroviral treatment care and sustaining medication adherence compared t...
The United States spends more money per person on health care than any other country in the world. Patients with cirrhosis are at an increased risk of health-care utilization. The aim of this study is...
Putting a monetary price on time can have powerful psychological consequences. I review the recent literature examining the psychological consequences of thinking about time in terms of money and the ...
The adage "time is money" signifies that time itself is a major social resource, but the role of time as a determinant of health inequities remains underappreciated. Time is fundamental to health prom...
This research deals with behaviors that are part of drug dependence. The purpose is to study how certain factors, including money, the amount of drug available, and the amount of work effo...
Moving from child care to adult care is a hard time for patients and their families. Parents of children with chronic conditions say they need more support around the time of changing care...
The purpose of this study is to test the effect of adding a "press guide" to standard materials that journalists routinely receive regarding research published in medical journals.
The aim of the present study is to assess the clinical performance (patient satisfaction, fracture, shade matching, Marginal adaptation and sensitivity) of laminate veneers made with celtr...
This is a randomized controlled trial to test whether a money-management based intervention reduces substance abuse.
An approach to health care financing with only one source of money for paying health care providers. The scope may be national (the Canadian System), state-wide, or community-based. The payer may be a governmental unit or other entity such as an insurance company. The proposed advantages include administrative simplicity for patients and providers, and resulting significant savings in overhead costs. (From Slee and Slee, Health Care Reform Terms, 1993, p106)
The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.
Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Health care services that are respectful of and responsive to the health beliefs, practices and cultural and linguistic needs of diverse patients. The provider and the patient each bring their individual learned patterns of language and culture to the health care experience which must be transcended to achieve equal access and quality health care.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
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