Overtreatment is an ongoing issue in healthcare, but some physicians believe a simple solution is to add more chairs to the hospital or doctor’s office room. This will ensure that doctors sit down and take the time to have real conversations… Read More
Alexandria, Va., October 4, 2018 —There is insufficient evidence to conclude that a nocebo effect—an adverse effect or perceived lack of effectiveness that occurs when a patient has negative expectations about taking a medication—is
Healthcare spending has exploded since the 1970s, in part due to the growing number of administrators needed to oversee compliance issues. To remain compliant and keep more of their money, organizations should use risk-based auditing software
Faced with the uncertainties of a healthcare law in flux, a changing regulatory environment and the inevitable perils of a confused insurance market, American physicians must deal with the challenge of rapidly training and certifying their… Read More
Cecilia Ramirez is worried about her weight and troubling symptoms that hint of diabetes, but she won’t seek medical help because she can’t afford it.
“I don’t go to the doctor when I’m sick — it’s too expensive,” she said.… Read More
California insurance officials are looking into whether Health Net Inc. has improperly withheld payments to addiction treatment centers for months while the company investigates concerns about fraudulent claims.
The California Department… Read More
The U.S. has a major nursing and physician shortage, especially in remote areas. Alaska… Read More
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A recent study conducted at the University of Rochester Medical Center examined… Read More