Keyword: Massachusetts Medical Society
Doctors' groups are dropping opposition to medical aid in dying—a move that helps pave the way to legalization of physician-assisted death.
One year after a law went into effect in Colorado that allows medical aid in dying, between 45 and 55 terminally ill adults have requested prescriptions.
Two state medical societies have dropped their opposition to medical aid-in-dying, a position that mirrors growing acceptance among many doctors.
The Massachusetts Medical Society overwhelmingly approved a potential supervised injection facility pilot.
Getting sued is a big fear of doctors, and for those who have faced a malpractice trial it can be an emotional ordeal.
The Massachusetts Medical Society will vote on whether to support a supervised injection facility pilot, thereby becoming the first state physician group to do so.
Some 900,000 practicing physicians, along with millions of other healthcare workers, are caught in a complicated healthcare web that leads to an epidemic of burnout in the medical field.