To curb prescription drug abuse, pain management advocates are trumpeting training programs for physicians and other healthcare providers over an FDA proposal to change labeling requirements on opioids.
While most medical students feel obligated to put the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into practice, they don't understand much about it, a study shows. Does spending time scrutinizing the details of healthcare policies serve medical students well?
Despite a tough investigative environment for HCA, the financial performance of the nation's largest for-profit hospital operator hasn't weakened because it is "so large and well capitalized," says one analyst.
The healthcare industry's opposition to federally required sequestration cuts will likely grow stronger this week following Friday's report from the Office of Management and Budget that shows $11 billion in annual cuts to...