The House Energy and Commerce Committee has launched an investigation into how that slipped by regulators’ attention. News on the opioid crisis comes out of Maryland, Pennsylvania and Arizona, as well.
Against all virus strains, this year’s vaccine has been 36 percent effective midway through a harsh flu season. “We are a bit concerned that the performance of the vaccine right now might reduce interest in getting vaccinated in the future,” said Dr. Anne Schuchat, acting CDC director.
The inquiry kicked off after statements by a former medical director came to light that he never looked at patients’ records when deciding whether to approve or deny care. Aetna says the comments were taken out of context. Meanwhile, Anthem is changing its emergency room program after it received pushback from providers and lawmakers.
The suit seeks to delay enforcement of the law, which is scheduled to go into effect March 23.
The Swiss Olympic delegation, which did not identify the athletes or their sport, said they were sequestered and no longer had symptoms.
Lately my dander is up so often and so copiously, over what’s happening in health care and the world at large, I’m exhausted. Covered with nasty dander. Cowering under the sheets. Others seem to share this dysphoria. But I found if not a cure, at least a palliative. There’s so much dander I can scrape…
The journal Transgender Health that they believe it was the first documented case of a successful experiment to induce breast-milk production in a transgender woman.
By SALLY LEWIS, MD Introduction Value-based healthcare is gaining popularity as an approach to increase sustainability in healthcare. It has its critics, possibly because its roots are in a health system where part of the drive for a hospital to improve outcomes is to increase market share by being the best at what you do. This is…
The Future of Data Access in Healthcare The advent of FHIR and SMART on FHIR has been a huge game changer in recent years. FHIR is radically changing the way we think about integration of innovative applications, making it faster, easier and less disruptive to workflow. It has allowed developers to create medical applications,…