Early data emerging from states’ healthcare insurance expansion
Following a flood of criticism from the pharmaceutical lobby, medical societies, patient groups and members of Congress, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced it may make some adjustments to its Medicare...
In April, baby boomers passed the crown as the largest living generation to millennials, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. There are now more Americans between the ages of 18-34 than those aged 51-69.
The patient encounters may vary, but the public health issue remains the same: We have an opioid crisis in America and the numbers prove it.
No doubt you’ve seen the report suggesting that even a single free meal can sway a physician’s prescribing habits.
When it comes to nutrition, Americans in droves are ignoring the advice to eat more fruits and vegetables. Instead, we’re eating donuts. Lots of donuts.
A new report shows office-based physician EHR use has dipped below 60%
Consumers don’t think twice about using an ATM or firing up Amazon to buy anything and everything, but engaging with their physicians via telemedicine—two-way video, emails, smartphones, wireless tools—is not yet a natural instinct.
There was a day when medical transcription was neat and clean. A doctor dictated what happened during an exam and a transcriptionist accurately typed each detail into the patient’s record. Each future encounter built on that record, a...
Free clinics are wonderful and an important part of the fledgling healthcare infrastructure in economically struggling areas, but should not be necessary in a wealthy country. Americans deserve better.