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California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira

Sep 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
California's insurance commissioner accused pharmaceutical giant AbbVie of illegally plying doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe Humira, tainting their relationship with patients and driving up insurance...
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Half Of U.S. Doctors Have Pay Tied To 'Value-Based Metrics'

Sep 20, 2018 , Forbes
Nearly half of the nation’s physicians report compensation tied to “value-based metrics,” The Physicians Foundation's biennial survey...
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Burnout Takes A Bigger Toll On Physicians, But Main Source Of It Remains Undetected

Sep 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While two JAMA studies report an increase in stress and fatigue among residents and veteran doctors, especially in some specialties, an editorial says burnout is too loosely defined and that spending more time with patients vs. doing administrative work might turn attitudes...
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Many Young Doctors Report Burnout, Regret Career Choice

Sep 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Many Young Doctors Report Burnout, Regret Career ChoiceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2018 12:00:00...
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Medscape Physicians' Choice: Top Hospital Rankings for 2018

Sep 20, 2018 , WebMD
Doctors rank their top hospitals in an annual survey by...
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SnapMD gets $7.1M for white-labeled telehealth business

Sep 19, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The company has partnered with hospitals, medical systems, and industry associations to help doctors connect virtually to their own...
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Nearly 90% Of Doctors Say Social Determinants Impede Care Of Patients

Sep 19, 2018 , Forbes
Nearly 90% of physicians have patients impacted by social determinants of health, The Physicians Foundation 2018 survey of 9,000 U.S. doctors...
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U.S. doctors recommend behavior changes to prevent obesity-related health issues

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For preventing health problems in obese patients, intensive behavioral interventions focused on improving things like eating and exercise habits may be the best prescription, U.S. doctors advise....
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Macron injects cash to fix France's healthcare system

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday promised extra money and more doctors in rural areas to ease pressure on France's hospitals, which are creaking under the weight of budget constraints and closures of clinics outside towns and cities....
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Survey: Hawaii loses 51 doctors as shortage continues

Sep 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
After two years of gaining physicians, Hawaii lost 51 full-time doctors in 2017. The state has about 2,900 full-time doctors, approximately 800 short of the number needed across all...
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Few teens with chronic health problems have plans to take charge of their own care

Sep 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Less than one in five teens with chronic health problems have made plans with their pediatrician to take over responsibility for their own care and transition to seeing doctors who treat adults, a U.S. study suggests....
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One-on-one EHR training improves physician satisfaction, saves time

Sep 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
UC Davis Health in February launched the Physician Efficiency Program, which provides hands-on training to doctors to improve their understanding and experience with the system's electronic health...
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Doctors offer advice for insomnia

Sep 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep may want to seek advice from a doctor and avoid long-term use of sleeping pills, medical experts advise....
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Latin America Offers Sound Diagnosis For E-Health Investors

Sep 13, 2018 , Forbes
As Latin America’s population ages, e-health companies that help patients, doctors and health care providers connect and reduce costs are on the...
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FDA wants to study whether doctors understand drug ads

Sep 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The FDA wants to launch a national study to analyze how well doctors understand drug advertising information before they prescribe medications, citing limited data on the...
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Doctors Are So Ill-Trained To Fight Opioid Crisis Experts Say It’s Like ‘Trying To Fight World War II With Only Coast Guard’

Sep 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
There has been little addiction training in medical schools across the country, but a decades-long push may be changing...
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Smaller MIPS leads to smaller payouts for large health systems

Sep 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Providers warned the CMS that its proposal to let thousands of doctors continue to sit out of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System undermines their investments to comply with the program as well as the health of...
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Doctors Gave No Medical Explanations For Nearly 30% Of Opioid Prescriptions

Sep 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
What the researchers discovered during a study of prescriptions made between 2006-2015 gives rise to questions about physicians' prescribing process and the impact on the opioid...
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Robot Helps With Early Screening For Alzheimer's Patients

Sep 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
September is World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and a new project in collaboration with UP Health System Portage investigates how technology can assist doctors in earlier diagnosis of the neurodegenerative disease. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. The US Centers for Disease Control a......
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Nearly 30% of all opioid prescriptions lack medical explanation

Sep 11, 2018 , CNN Health
How large a role do doctors play in the opioid crisis? Nearly 30% of all opioids prescribed in US clinics or doctors' offices lack a documented reason -- such as severe back pain -- to justify a script for these addictive drugs, new research finds....
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