Conflict-of-interest policies now restrict interactions between drug reps and doctors but nurses and other medical personnel still get gifts.
The head of the Pennsylvania Medical Society foresees an at least temporary shortage of doctors as the new federal health care law continues to roll out.
How can it be illegal to fill a prescription if actually given by a doctor?
Legally, does your doctor have the right to refuse to treat you?
A patient navigator helps those diagnosed with cancer or other illnesses, navigate the health care system and understand their options.
If you’ve been misdiagnosed, can you sue the doctor? Sometimes.
Resident work hours are time limits placed on doctors in training to limit the amount of time they can work, reduce fatigue and reduce mistakes. But now the concept needs revisiting.
Non compliance is the medical term used for when patients don’t follow through with what the doctor has advised or prescribed. Usually, poor communication is to blame.
In recent years, quality has become a buzzword in healthcare. But ‘quality’ is increasingly being linked with saving money, and that might not be best for patients.
Post exposure prophylaxis – or PEP – is important, especially for people who work in any area of health care.
According to the most recent study, 42% of doctors say they are ‘dissatisfied’ or ‘very dissatisfied’ in their medical practices.
Chris discusses President Obama’s statement on Trayvon Martin and Race, the impending birth of the royal baby, and the bankruptcy of Detroit. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, John Hayward from Human Events, and Rob Levine from Holt’s Cigar Company.
Some of the most important time a patient spends with a physician is when a doctor and patient can talk – but the doctor doesn’t get paid for that.
If you’ve been misdiagnosed, can you sue the doctor?
When it comes to physical examinations between the ages of 15 and 65 men were significantly less likely than women to seek care from a primary care physician.