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The FDA has released two decades of previously hidden data containing millions of injuries or malfunctions by medical devices.
Experts call for a personalized approach to preventing falls, more involvement by clinicians and better ways to motivate older adults to take action.
The government acknowledges that the change would lead to fewer people with limited English skills accessing healthcare and fewer reports of discrimination.
A new data analysis shows that even as the CDC issued warnings, surgeons handed out many times the number of opioid pills needed for post-op pain.
Instead of dealing with disapproving insurance executives, Regenexx appeals directly to employers large enough to fund their own health plans.
The provider community has pushed back on any attempt to set a 'benchmark' for physician pay, like the one in Alexander and Murray's bill.
The study found no evidence that beneficiaries who lost coverage secured either jobs or other insurance coverage. In fact, it noted a dip in the employment rate among those eligible for Medicaid.
As many as 26% of admissions from the emergency room resulted in a surprise medical bill.
Aletha Maybank, MD, a pediatrician, is talks to Kaiser Health News about her challenges and priorities as the American Medical Association's Equity Chief.
The OpenNotes project encourages doctors to share their notes with patients, and invites patients to ask for access to their doctor's notes.