Keyword: New York University School of Medicine
A Maryland cardiac practice has agreed to pay the federal government almost $400,000 to settle False Claims Act allegations of improper billing.
Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., the newly appointed director of the CDC, apparently once endorsed a controversial, unproven medical practice.
If older patients have trouble understanding what a doctor is telling them, physicians should ask whether the person can hear them.
Although the case may ultimately be decided in the U.S. Supreme Court, a recent appeals court ruling keeps the door open for physicians to ask patients about gun ownership.
Technology, from electronic health records to patient portals, has already changed the way most physician practices operate. One doctor provides a look at changes physicians are likely to see in the near future and further down the road.
While some doctors ask permission from patients when they want to bring up "sensitive" topics such as healthy diets, smoking or unprotected sex, one doctor isn't buying the approach.
Some companies are charging patients to be in clinical trials.