Topic: Physician Practice
In a growing number of states, patients who get opioids may leave their doctors’ offices with prescription for naloxone, an overdose reversal drug.
Over 18 months, hospitals acquired 8,000 more medical practices and 14,000 more physicians left independent practice to become hospital employees.
Skeptics say they will wait and see whether the move by medical schools to offer free tuition will increase the number of primary care doctors.
There’s a direct link between the number of primary care doctors and an increase in life expectancy, according to a new study.
Good news for medical students. They will get free tuition at new Kaiser Permanente and NYU medical schools.
While CMS has embraced value-based reimbursement, the country’s health insurance companies are still far from widespread adoption, a new survey found.
Tryon Medical Partners, which sued Atrium Health to set up an independent practice, has opened a $2.8 million gastrointestinal surgery center.
OCR settled a complaint against a hospital system that it had denied a patient with an intellectual disability placement on a heart transplant list.
A task force is recommending that clinicians provide or refer pregnant and postpartum women who are at increased risk of depression for counseling.
While studies have focused on high-need, high-cost patients, researchers asked the patients themselves how healthcare can best meet their needs.