Advertisement
Survey: Hawaii loses 51 doctors as shortage continues

Survey: Hawaii loses 51 doctors as shortage continues

By Associated Press  |  September 18, 2018

After two years of gaining physicians, Hawaii lost 51 full-time doctors in 2017. The state has about 2,900 full-time doctors, approximately 800 short of the number needed across all specialties.

Unwitting patients, copycat comments play hidden role in federal rule-making

Unwitting patients, copycat comments play hidden role in federal rule-making

By Sarah Jane Tribble  |  September 11, 2018

A proposal to sharply cut the 340B drug discount program drew some 1,400 comments when the Trump administration announced its plan last year. But a review of the responses found that some individuals had no memory of signing anything, much less sending their opinions about it.

Caring for Latinos requires more than knowing Spanish

Caring for Latinos requires more than knowing Spanish

By Maria Castellucci  |  September 08, 2018

The relative growth in the number of Latinos in the U.S. is creating pressure to target more services to the Latino community, but few health systems are making the needed investments.

Ex-medical examiner gets 8 years in opioids-for-sex case

Ex-medical examiner gets 8 years in opioids-for-sex case

By Associated Press  |  September 04, 2018

A highly regarded former Georgia medical examiner has been sentenced to serve eight years in prison for trading opioid prescriptions for sex in what former colleagues say is a sad and shocking turn for a man they knew as an ethical and dedicated public servant.

Advertisement
X

Subscribe and SAVE 50%

View our best offer
Subscribe to Print