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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...
AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
Stage 2 meaningful use to show ’deference’ to panel proposals
The rule that details the requirements for stage 2 of meaningful use will "look a lot like" the measures that the...
Radiation should follow a mastectomy for advanced cancer, but often doesn't
Radiation after a mastectomy for advanced breast cancer is part of the standard treatment guidelines. But more than a...
2 million Medicare beneficiaries aren't getting discounted drugs
More than 2 million Medicare beneficiaries have failed to sign up for a program that could save them thousands of...
Study says brain trauma can mimic ALS
A peer-reviewed paper to be published Wednesday in a leading journal of neuropathology, however, suggests that the...
Spinal-fluid test found to predict Alzheimer's
Researchers report that a spinal fluid test can be 100% accurate in identifying patients with significant memory loss...
Specialists address growing geriatrics’ workload
Paul Cary used to examine up to 30 patients a day at his senior-focused internal medicine practice in Dallas &ndash...
Preparing more care of elderly
With a nudge from the new health care law and pressure from Medicare, hospitals, doctors and nurses are struggling...