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Doximity: A social media platform doctors can trust

Doximity: A social media platform doctors can trust

By Maria Castellucci  |  January 07, 2017

Launched in 2011, Doximity is an online directory of providers that now claims over a half million members. The listings include the name, resume, education and workplace of provider members.

Doctors are starting to let patients read their notes

Doctors are starting to let patients read their notes

By Shelby Livingston  |  December 31, 2016

Health systems that are sharing their notes view the practice as another step toward achieving full transparency in healthcare, one that builds on opening up access to lab results and X-ray images and helps patients get more involved in their own medical care.

FTC sides with Iowa physician assistants in supervision dispute

By Maria Castellucci  |  December 22, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission says Iowa should continue allowing physicians to determine how they will supervise assistants based on their individual practice and the physician assistant's experience. The state medical board wants stricter requirements

Abortion doesn't lead to mental health issues, but being denied a procedure does

By Shelby Livingston  |  December 14, 2016

A study out Wednesday refutes the long-held conception that women who receive abortions experience negative mental health outcomes—an idea that has been used to justify legislation restricting abortions and requiring mental health counseling before undergoing the procedure.

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