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Analysis: Trump’s hospital costs transparency executive order faces uphill battle

July 1, 2019
Though some major medical societies applauded President Donald J. Trump’s executive order on June 24 directing HHS to require hospitals…
In the Journals

Americans have fewer healthy days, more disparity in health outcomes, CDC data show

June 28, 2019
Health equity witnessed a “clear lack of progress” during a recent 25-year period, researchers recently wrote in JAMA Network Open.
In the Journals

‘Easy to follow’ advance directives more likely to be used

June 26, 2019
Both clinicians and patients more often utilized advance directives that were more “readable, understandable, appealing and usable,”…
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Trump issues executive order intended to make health care costs more affordable, transparent

June 24, 2019
President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order Monday afternoon that seeks to make certain health care prices more affordable. Trump said…
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BLOG: Don’t get burned: Physician burnout and what you can do

June 17, 2019
Physician burnout continues to garner headlines in medical literature so much so that the WHO recently added it to their international diseases…

Trump administration sued over requirement to include drug prices in TV ads

June 17, 2019
Amgen, Merck, Eli Lilly and the Association of National Advertisers sued the Trump administration last week, seeking to avoid complying with an HHS…
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Clinician who sought mental health help shares journey

June 17, 2019
The struggle clinicians face in helping their patients, performing their required paperwork and maintaining a family life, all while maintaining…
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As Trump administration considers importing drugs from Canada, experts analyze risks, benefits

June 4, 2019
The idea of importing prescription drugs from Canada as a means to lower prices is back under scrutiny with President Donald J. Trump verbally…
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Experts divided regarding impact from Trump’s plan to put drug prices in TV ads

May 29, 2019
HHS recently enacted one of the first concrete steps toward President Donald J. Trump’s pledge to lower drug prices in finalizing a federal…
Perspective

WHO adds burnout to ICD-11

May 28, 2019
Burnout has been added to the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases as a legitimate medical syndrome, according to a news…
Meeting News

Medications under FDA review face significant scrutiny on their printed materials

May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON — The FDA’s Office of Prescription Drug Promotion uses many methods to assess the validity of a potential medication’s…

Regulation of data privacy may affect US advancement in AI

May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON — Federal regulations regarding data privacy and collection may lead to the United States falling behind countries like China in…
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Trump administration’s latest challenge to Affordable Care Act rests on shaky legal grounds

May 20, 2019
The Justice Department brief filed on May 1 amounts to the Trump administration picking and choosing what parts of the Affordable Care Act should…
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How to apologize effectively for medical errors

May 14, 2019
Medical errors are common and are the third-leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for more than 250,000 deaths per year, according…

44 states sue 20 drug companies, allege drug price inflation of more than 1,000%

May 13, 2019
A coalition of states allege a string of drug companies arranged a scheme that would raise generic drug prices in some instances by more than 1,000%…
Breaking News

TV ads will soon start showing drug prices

May 8, 2019
Drug companies that make prescription pharmaceuticals covered by Medicare or Medicaid must begin including the list price — also known as the…
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AMA: Number of US employed physicians exceeds self-employed physicians for first time

May 6, 2019
Employed physicians in the United States outnumber self-employed physicians for the first time, the AMA wrote in a press release. The association…
Meeting News

Considerations, resources when choosing medical apps

May 5, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For many clinicians, apps have become a convenient way to access information that can assist in caring for their patients, a…
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VIDEO: Ascertaining patient’s social determinants takes some time

May 1, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – A physician should not feel that he or she has to expedite efforts to ferret out their entire patient panel’s social…
Meeting News

Controlling your online reputation requires minimal time, effort

April 29, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Social media is a powerful tool that connects physicians with patients and other providers and offers a space for important…
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