Clinical CareAMA Takes on North Dakota 'Compelled Speech' Abortion Laws
Physicians' group and others file suit claiming laws force physicians to mislead patients.
StrategyLawsuits Delay HHS Conscience Rule at Least 4 Months
Plaintiffs claim the rule will undermine reproductive healthcare access and embolden clinicians to discriminate against LGBTQ patients and others.
Clinical CareCalifornia Broadens Investigation Of Doctors For Issuing Questionable Vaccination Exemptions
The Medical Board of California's investigations are unfolding amid the nation's worst measles outbreak in more than a quarter-century.
AMA Abortion Lawsuit Puts Doctors In The Thick Of Debate
AMA President Patrice Harris said the organization had to take a stand because new laws forced the small number of...
Clinical CareMiracle Machine Makes Heroic Rescues — And Leaves Patients In Limbo
Experts caution that as ECMO becomes more available, it is also being used as a last-ditch attempt to buy more...
Clinical CareNever Say 'Die': Why So Many Doctors Won't Break Bad News
Robust research shows that doctors are notoriously bad at delivering life-altering news.
Clinical CareAMA Delegates Debate Privacy of Substance Use Tx Records
Comments address patient privacy, treatment needs
Clinical CareOversight Board Survey says Physician Misconduct Remains Widespread, Underreported
Nearly 1 in 5 people have experienced an unethical or unprofessional interaction with a physician but only a fraction of...
More Than Half Of Surgical Stapler Malfunctions Went To Hidden FDA Database
The agency convened a meeting of experts this week to help it determine whether surgical staplers should be moved out...
FinanceHospitals Accused of Paying Doctors Large Kickbacks in Quest for Patients
Hospitals are eager to get particular specialists on staff because they bring in business that can be highly profitable. But...
Clinical CareA Doctor Speaks Out About Ageism In Medicine
Imagine if the phases of later life were mapped and expertise in aging were valued, not discounted.
StrategyUCSF Medical Center Backs Off Plan To Deepen Ties With Dignity Health
The proposal sharply split faculty and the medical staff at UCSF, who aired their differences in heated public forums. Supporters...