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Can Doctors Keep Track Of What Matters To You?

Can Doctors Keep Track Of What Matters To You? (0)

Kathy Anderson, 72, of Takoma Park, Md., is a fan of electronic health records. “I really like having the computer in the [exam] room. The doctor can look up any meds I ask about, and she can easily reference back to an earlier appointment,” says Anderson. “She is focused on me, and she is on the same page with me all the time I am there.”
Doctor accused of using painkiller to quicken death of 8-year-old boy, police say

Doctor accused of using painkiller to quicken death of 8-year-old boy, police say (0)

Police are investigating a claim by a Los Angeles County coroner's investigator that an anesthesiologist used a painkiller to hasten the death of a gravely injured boy to increase the likelihood his organs could be harvested without deterioration, a newspaper reported Monday.
The One Thing That Can Make or Break A Doctor’s Practice

The One Thing That Can Make or Break A Doctor’s Practice (0)

In the not-so-distant past, a doctor’s reputation and credibility spread by word of mouth. People asked friends and family members for recommendations, and then they gave that doctor a fair try
Trump’s Obamacare Crisis

Trump’s Obamacare Crisis (0)

Like too much else in Washington, the slow-motion collapse of Obamacare was an eminently avoidable crisis. The question, now that it is happening, is whether President Donald Trump and Congress want to work together to contain it.
Trump Administration: Almost 2 Million Fewer Paying Obamacare Customers After Bills Came Due

Trump Administration: Almost 2 Million Fewer Paying Obamacare Customers After Bills Came Due (0)

10.3 million customers were paying for their Obamacare plans for February coverage.
The Senate Is Finalizing a Health Care Bill But You’re Not Allowed to See It

The Senate Is Finalizing a Health Care Bill But You’re Not Allowed to See It (2)

Republican Senate leaders may strike an initial deal on health care legislation to dismantle Obamacare in the coming days. But don't expect to see what the bill would actually contain.
Federal Task Force: Here’s How To Fix Healthcare Cybersecurity

Federal Task Force: Here’s How To Fix Healthcare Cybersecurity (0)

A federal task force released its long-awaited cybersecurity recommendations report Friday evening.
America’s Health-Care Crisis Is a Gold Mine for Crowdfunding

America’s Health-Care Crisis Is a Gold Mine for Crowdfunding (0)

Sites such as GoFundMe and YouCaring are poised for a wave of medical appeals if Trumpcare leaves millions uninsured, and even if it doesn’t.
Pfizer Defeats Appeals Over Zoloft Birth Defects

Pfizer Defeats Appeals Over Zoloft Birth Defects (0)

Pfizer defeated an effort to revive more than 300 lawsuits alleging that its antidepressant Zoloft causes cardiac birth defects in children when taken by women during early pregnancy.
Companies Are Making Human Skin In Labs To Curb Animal Testing Of Products

Companies Are Making Human Skin In Labs To Curb Animal Testing Of Products (0)