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Spine experts repudiate Medtronic studies
In an extraordinary move, a group of spine specialists are publicly repudiating the research of other experts that...
MD Appeals Court Upholds State's Physician Self-Referral Ban
A state law prohibiting physicians from referring patients for MRI, CT, and radiation therapy services to providers...
Web Exclusive: MHA Bans Hiring of Tobacco Users
The Massachusetts Hospital Association, representing more than 100 hospitals, says it will no longer hire smokers as of...
U. Minn. overhauls Health Center ethics rules
After nearly three years of work, the University of Minnesota on Wednesday released new rules governing potential...
Scrutiny over corporate role in educating doctors
In the latest effort to break up the often cozy relationship between doctors and the medical industry, the University...
Psychiatric group to unveil guidelines to curb conflicts
The medical profession has been curtailing financial ties to drug makers in response to criticism over possible...
Cochlear implant maker to pay $880 to settle allegations that it paid kickbacks to doctors
A manufacturer of cochlear implants has agreed to pay $880,000 to the U.S. government to resolve allegations that it...
Web Exclusive: Medtronic Begins Disclosing Payments to Physicians
Medical-device company Medtronic, Inc. has begun voluntarily posting annual physician payments exceeding $5,000 on its...
Senator has questions on Amgen anemia drug rebates
Sen. Charles Grassley is questioning Amgen Inc. regarding allegations that some doctors received higher rebates on...
Drug maker stays close to doctors and patients
Peter A. Kouides, MD, a hematologist at Rochester (NY) General Hospital, said he once had a patient with Gaucher...

Continuing Education: Mastering Medical Leadership: Boca Raton, FL
Through case-based learning and skill building, med staff leaders work with faculty and peers on real-world solutions.
Continuing Education: Mastering Medical Leadership: New York City, NY
This advanced program will teach physicians how to apply the knowledge and skills learned in previous leadership...