Using negotiated prices and a defined formulary, similar to the VA, Medicare could save billions of dollars on prescription insulin for patients with diabetes.
Online direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical companies can give rise to distinct ethical challenges including potential conflicts of interest for prescribing physicians.
The majority of patients consider a positive online reputation to be very or extremely important when selecting a healthcare provider. We review some do’s and don’ts of responding to negative reviews online.
The ACIP has released an updated version of the child and adolescent immunization schedule for ages 18 years and younger in the United States.
The gender gap in starting salary for physicians persists, although it is unclear which factors account for this gap.
A new study demonstrates the efficacy of a structured physician compensation model in achieving equitable pay for all employees, although the underrepresentation of women in leadership positions and the higher-paying specialties warrants further investigation.
Certain surgical gowns and surgical packs made by Cardinal Health may not be sterile and should not be used.
Most measures of unmet need for physician services in the United States have not improved since 1998 despite gains in health insurance coverage.
The American College of Physicians (ACP) says the U.S. health care system “is ill and needs a bold new prescription” that includes coverage for all Americans and lower costs.
More physicians entering the Medicare program worked at large group or hospital-owned practices than small group or independent practices.