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Medical students play
 a high-stakes game 
to match into residency programs

Jul 21, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Physicians are beginning to question how fair the match program is and whether it meets the needs of doctors-in-training and...
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CPR training should change, and maybe there should be an app for that

Jul 21, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - To help more patients survive cardiac arrest, traditional CPR training needs an overhaul with more chances for practice - and instructions on social and digital platforms might help lessons stick, some doctors argue....
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Doctors Wage War Against Trend Of Patients Posting Inaccurate, Negative Reviews Online

Jul 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Several recent cases highlight the challenges doctors face when bringing suits against patients who post negative comments on their social media or platforms like Yelp....
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Systemic changes may reduce gender disparities in medical training

Jul 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Gender disparities in medical careers - in position, pay and publishing - start early, but even small systemic changes in training programs could begin to narrow these gaps, says a group of Harvard Medical School doctors....
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Hospitals investing more in medical transcription tools as vendors modernize with automation, voice recognition

Jul 20, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Medical transcription tools have long been legacy products but as vendors inject modern technologies, notably automation and voice recognition, new data suggests that hospitals are going to deploy more of these products and services amid broader digital transformation work. Medical transcription is the process by which doctors and healthcare professionals process health records, which are then converted into a readable format from voice and text. Such data is used largely by healthcare...
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1 in 4 Docs Report Sexual Harassment by Patients

Jul 19, 2018 , RxList
More than 1 in 4 doctors told Medscape Medical News in a recent survey that they have been sexually harassed by a patient within the past 3...
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1 in 4 Docs Report Sexual Harassment by Patients

Jul 18, 2018 , WebMD
In a recent survey by Medscape, 27% of doctors said they had been sexually harassed by patients in the office, including those who acted in an overtly sexual manner toward the physician; asked for a date; patients who tried to touch, grope, or grab them. In all three categories, the harassment happened more frequently to female...
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Urgent Care Patients Prescribed Antibiotics At Three Times Rate Of Those Going To Traditional Doctors’ Office

Jul 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
There's a growing threat of superbugs that are resistant to antibiotics, and overprescribing is one area that is being looked at. Meanwhile, doctors are having to think creatively as bacteria evolves to elude traditional treatment....
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Doctors And Patients Aren't Talking About Most Deadly Subjects, Study Says

Jul 18, 2018 , Forbes
The company surveyed some 3,000 Americans, inquiring about experiences with primary care doctors and found what they say are some alarming...
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Now is the time to update Stark law, HHS, providers tell Congress

Jul 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Providers and HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan urged Congress to loosen restrictions around Stark law. They say efforts to move doctors from fee-for-service to value based care models could be undermined if changes to the 30-year old law aren't...
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New CMS Pay Proposals Could Undermine Shift Toward A Value-Based System, Doctors Say

Jul 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Doctors say that the agency's attempt to reduce burden on providers may have gone too far. Meanwhile, some health systems are countering the thinking that doctors are a drain on hospitals' finances....
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Study Says Doctors And Patients Aren't Talking About Most Deadly Subjects

Jul 17, 2018 , Forbes
The company surveyed some 3,000 Americans, inquiring about experiences with primary care doctors and found what they say are some alarming...
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Government shuts down website for doctors searching for treatment guidelines

Jul 17, 2018 , CNN Health
After Monday, the website for the National Guideline Clearinghouse, which provides access to guidelines for practicing medicine, will no longer be available to its users -- mostly doctors -- due to a lack of funding, according to an announcement posted on the site in April....
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8 important questions most patients forget to ask their doctors

Jul 17, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Would you believe one of them is “Why are you prescribing this...
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Doctors To Trump: Suspending Insurer Payments Hurts Our Sickest Patients

Jul 16, 2018 , Forbes
A coalition of more than 500,000 U.S. physicians say the Trump administration’s move to suspend billions of dollars in payments to insurers hurts patients with “chronic health conditions and pre-existing...
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Electronic consults help health systems boost efficiency

Jul 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
When doctors consult with specialists virtually, they can cut down on unnecessary specialist visits and gain insights that would otherwise be out of...
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Tracking C-section pain patterns may benefit surgical patients

Jul 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Knowing more about how and when pain starts diminishing after surgery can help doctors and patients understand what's normal and when to expect a full recovery, suggests a small study....
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Doctors worry CMS proposals will slow the move to value-based pay

Jul 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The massive physician payment rule continues a trend of exempting a large number of doctors from...
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Medicare May Start Paying Doctors For Certain Telehealth Services

Jul 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The move would be particularly important in rural areas and for elderly patients. "We're not intending to replace office visits but rather to augment them and create new access points for patients," CMS Administrator Seema Verma...
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Medicare May Soon Pay Doctors For Diagnosis Via Text Message

Jul 13, 2018 , Forbes
Medicare may soon pay physicians for evaluating patient illness and ailments via seniors' text messages and other digital means, the Trump administration announced...
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