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People Don't Know What 'Medicare For All' Means. Democrats Want It That Way.

Jul 23, 2019 , Forbes
In this post, I look at three things most of the public believes about Medicare for All: that they'll be able to keep their private health plans, that doctors and hospitals will be paid enough to stay in business, and that ordinary Americans will save lots of money. Hint: None is...
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Prescription Drugs In The Home Are Fueling The Addiction Crisis Among Kids And Teens, Warns New Research

Jul 23, 2019 , Forbes
New research carries a warning for both parents and doctors: prescription meds in the home are fueling the addiction crisis among kids and...
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Prescription Drugs At Home Are Fueling The Addiction Crisis Among Kids And Teens, Warns New Studies

Jul 22, 2019 , Forbes
New research carries a warning for both parents and doctors: prescription meds in the home are fueling the addiction crisis among kids and...
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Embryologist-Owned IVF Labs And Other Keys To The Future Of Preventive Medicine

Jul 19, 2019 , Forbes
So while RE's are the best doctors to tease out the endocrine and anatomic nuances that result in infertility patients' inability to conceive, their success in that population could be complemented by physicians outside the specialty covering the smaller population of disease prevention...
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Women doctors skip conferences because of family responsibilities

Jul 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Female cancer experts are more likely than their male colleagues to skip scientific meetings that could offer networking opportunities and a chance to catch up with the latest developments in their field, a new study finds....
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5 tips for creating a better patient testimonial video

Jul 18, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Learn to create a video that attracts patients and engages doctors. A well-produced patient testimonial video can transform one successful patient outcome into a social media marketing asset. Here are five tips for creating dynamic patient testimonial videos: Identify your audience. Before we begin preproduction story planning, we need to identify the audience. In most […] The post 5 tips for creating a better patient testimonial video appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Amid Growing Mental Health Crisis For Country’s Veterans, Research Over Effectiveness Of Service Dogs Drags

Jul 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Research started in 2011 was supposed to wrap up in 2015 but has repeatedly been stalled by problems with the study’s design and execution. And without hard scientific evidence that service dogs help veterans with PTSD, doctors are hesitant to recommend it....
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UK doctors reveal separation of twins joined at the head

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blood vessels, doctors said on Tuesday....
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‘We Need Something Quicker And Dirtier’: Scientists Excited About Possibility Of A Simple Alzheimer’s Blood Test

Jul 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Doctors want a test that they can order during a routine exam to help catch Alzheimer's early. "In the past year we've seen a dramatic acceleration in progress" on these tests, said Dr. Richard Hodes, director of the National Institute on...
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How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer

Jul 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an unapproved drugs and in getting her doctors on the same...
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Collaboration with US med schools helps Rwanda improve women's health care

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Rwandan women have better access to obstetrics and gynecology services thanks to an international partnership to train more doctors, a new study finds....
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Study: Many Thyroid Cancer Patients Say They Had No Choice About Radioactive Iodine

Jul 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
After thyroid cancer surgery, many patients should be in the position of deciding with their doctors whether to pursue treatment with radioactive iodine to help ease long-term follow-up and offer reassurance that the cancer is gone. A new survey by researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Ca......
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Reduced work hours for trainee doctors not seen to compromise care

Jul 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Physicians who trained in U.S. hospitals under recent reforms that capped their work hours appear to provide care that's similar in cost and quality to doctors who trained before workday reforms took effect, a new study suggests....
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Cuts to Trainee Doctors' Hours Haven't Affected Care

Jul 12, 2019 , WebMD
They analyzed nearly 486,000 hospitalizations of Medicare patients before and after the training hours cap was implemented and found no evidence that it had any impact on the quality of care delivered by new...
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Bringing Common-Sense Cannabis Education To The Masses

Jul 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When Kent Hutchison’s 70-year-old mother traveled to Colorado in 2014 to explore using marijuana to ease her chronic pain, she got different—often contradictory—advice from every dispensary she visited. Two years later, when his partner Angela Bryan asked her doctors about using cannabis to quell t......
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How to help your doctors realize the power of social media

Jul 11, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Try a conversational approach to convince your medical pros that they should be blogging and otherwise building an authoritative presence online. Whenever I have an appointment with a new doctor, I like telling him or her what I do for a living. Here’s how a typical conversation starts: “I’m a health care social media writer,” […] The post How to help your doctors realize the power of social media appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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For One Patient, Tapering Off Pain Medication Became Like A Game Of Hot-Potato Between Doctors

Jul 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"A bunch of them wouldn't even talk to me," says Travis Rieder, a medical bioethicist who spoke out about his experience trying to get off opioids. "And this includes the pain management team. They would not speak with me, and the message they sent through a nurse was, 'We prescribe opioids but we don't help with tapering.'" Other news on the crisis comes from Kentucky, Iowa and Arizona....
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When Your Primary Care Physician Breaks Up With You

Jul 09, 2019 , Forbes
My primary care physician announced he is converting to a “concierge” practice, forcing us to either pay his annual fee or find another doctor. With few doctors willing to take on new Medicare patients, is my doctor violating his code of ethics? And what does this mean for a single payer...
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Physicians See More Pay Tied To Patient Satisfaction And Outcomes

Jul 09, 2019 , Forbes
The shift away from fee-for-service reimbursement that has historically paid doctors based on the volume of care they deliver is a trend escalating as health insurance companies and the federal government shift to value-based models like bundled payments and accountable care...
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AHA News: Doctors Shrugged Off Athlete's Gasping, Until One Heart Surgeon Listened

Jul 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Doctors Shrugged Off Athlete's Gasping, Until One Heart Surgeon ListenedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/5/2019 12:00:00...
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