Meeting News

Inconsistent, inaccurate information hinders medical cannabis’ potential to ‘revolutionize’ health, wellness

October 30, 2019
NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. — The full impact of legalizing medicinal cannabis in some parts of the U.S. is hindered by inaccurate, inconsistent…
Meeting News

Tandem use of health care technology, communication provides benefits

October 29, 2019
NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. — Physicians and patients who communicate by utilizing health care–related technology both benefit, according to a…
Meeting News

Entrepreneurs should focus on evidence to create businesses that provide personalized medicine

October 29, 2019
NEWPORT BEACH, California — Panelists at the OCTANe Medical Technology Innovation Forum discussed what entrepreneurs need to focus on when they…
Meeting News

Artificial intelligence includes tools and instruments, not just robots, that improve health care

October 29, 2019
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — At the OCTANe Medical Technology Innovation Forum, a speaker said artificial intelligence is not just about robots…
FDA News

Oncologist could be next FDA commissioner nominee

October 24, 2019
The Trump administration is expected to announce that Stephen M. Hahn, MD, chief medical executive and professor of radiation oncology at The…
Meeting News

Everyday solutions to reduce implicit bias in health care

October 21, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Unconscious biases remain pervasive in everyday interactions between health care providers and patients and lead to worse…
In the JournalsPerspective

‘Unexpected’: Physician burnout rate lower in rural areas

October 10, 2019
Family medicine doctors who practiced in rural areas were less likely to experience burnout than those who practiced in medium-sized and metropolitan…
In the JournalsPerspective

Up to $935B wasted in health care spending annually

October 7, 2019
The estimated cost of waste in the United States health care system ranged from $760 billion to $935 billion annually, or about 25% of total health…
Breaking News

Trump issues executive order to expand private Medicare insurance plans

October 4, 2019
President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order that directs HHS to take action to provide more insurance plan options under Medicare Advantage…

CMS finalizes rules projected to save $800M, 4 million burden hours annually

September 26, 2019
CMS administrator Seema Verna, MPH, announced final rules today that will save health care providers approximately $800 million and 4 million burden…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Protect what you already have

September 26, 2019
Many young physicians, fellows and residents look at their financial situation and do not think of themselves as owning any significant assets, never…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Use financial modeling to evaluate first job opportunities

September 26, 2019
Newly minted physicians can often be idealistic when looking for their first jobs. After years of hard work, relocation and delayed gratification, it…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Aim for the best, plan for the worst: Protect against malpractice liability

September 26, 2019
Many experienced physicians, at one time or another, have worried about being sued for malpractice (or another risk) because of a bad patient outcome…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Manage student loan debt at every career stage

September 26, 2019
Physicians who are finishing their training and starting their first jobs are often disappointed by the onerous burden of student loan debt. Given…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Retirement planning 101: Understand six retirement tools available to physicians

September 26, 2019
Achieving a comfortable retirement is a leading financial goal for most physicians, including millennials who may continue to practice for many…

2019 health care data breaches setting records

September 26, 2019
A record-breaking 50 health care data breaches involving more than 500 records each were reported to HHS this past July, according to a report…
Meeting News

Generation Z ‘coming soon to a workforce near you’ – Are you ready?

September 13, 2019
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Workplaces and managers who may or may not have just grown acquainted with — and successfully integrated —…

370 medical groups petition Congress for prior authorization reform

September 11, 2019
The American College of Rheumatology has joined 369 other patient, physician and health care professional groups in calling on Congress to pass a…

AMA says judge’s decision to allow CVS-Aetna merger ‘fails patients’

September 5, 2019
The AMA expressed disappointment over a federal judge allowing CVS Health Corp to merge with Aetna. CNBC and other mainstream media reported…

Guide ‘emphasizes facts, not falsehoods’ about CBD use

August 27, 2019
Americans for Safe Access recently issued the Patient’s Guide to CBD to provide background on cannabidiol and recommendations regarding its…
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