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Federal incentives have helped push electronic prescribing, which the vast majority of physicians are now doing.
It's the second pharmaceutical giant to launch a branded site to sell medications.
How physicians pay employees can be more important than what is paid to ensure they are productive — and aren't looking for work elsewhere.
Some hospitals have been successful by launching apps that give patients access to their medical records. Physician practices might find similar interest.
A researcher finds a way to attach identities to nameless records, but information collected by physician practices is not likely to carry the same risks.
Guidelines call for screening adolescents and adults ages 15 to 65 who are not known to be at increased risk for HIV infection.
Physician witnesses tell lawmakers that stable payments and a commitment of federal resources are needed to move Medicare beyond fee-for-service.
Trends are being sorted out as claims of misdiagnosis and other legal challenges increase, and recordkeeping improves, in a fast-growing specialty.
Illnesses caused by the bacterium remain at historically high levels, while most other health care-associated infections are declining.
Connected coverage — selected articles on trends, challenges and controversies in the changing world of medicine.
Tools to evaluate how health care facilities perform ethically are in their infancy. The VA Health Care System hopes others can benefit from its experience.
An Ohio Supreme Court ruling highlights differences among states on protections for doctors to express sympathy to patients without the threat of being sued.
Several studies suggest that lower-than-expected health spending growth reflects systemic changes, not just the most recent economic downturn.
More than 3 million low-income people are projected to stay without coverage in states not expanding, but primary care access problems could hit expansion states.