All articles by John Schieszer, MA
HIPAA protects patients from unauthorized disclosure of personal information by covered entities such as medical practices and hospitals, but out from under the HIPAA umbrella, patients are mostly on their own, according to the authors of a recent report.
The use of proton beam therapy (PBT) increased between 2004 and 2018, particularly for cancers in which the effectiveness of PBT is still under investigation.
Most cancer patients should receive 3 primary doses of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine and 2 booster doses, according to NCCN.
Patients rated female doctors more on their interpersonal skills and not much on their technical competence, a study found.