Healthcare corruption in America! In a growing practice, medical assistants, consultants and other hospital staffers, often called in without patients’ knowledge, are charging hefty fees.
(AMEN!) Progress notes were not designed to be a legal defense against malpractice suits, justification for third-party payment, quality-assurance tools for health institutions, or educational handouts for patients. Yet these notes now serve many masters, resulting in excessively time-consuming documentation that squeezes out face-time with patients, and is increasingly cumbersome as a clinical tool.
An MIT Scientist Claims That This Pill Is the Fountain of Youth Leonard Guarente is certain he’s succeeded where doctors (and quacks) before him have failed. His pill will either extend lives or tarnish his career.
These 4 Shocking Charts Show What’s Wrong With American Health Care
This orthopedic surgery is the world’s most common. But patients rarely benefit, a panel says The panel says its recommendation on this kind of knee surgery applies to patients with arthritis, and those with meniscus tears, clicking, or catching.