The American Dental Association announced a new policy Monday that "essentially says eliminate opioids from your arsenal if at all possible," said Dr. Joseph Crowley, the group's president. The Chicago-based group represents around 161,000 dentists.
Idaho will require abortion providers to report how many times their patients have terminated a pregnancy in the past and other personal information under the latest anti-abortion law approved in the conservative state.
For much of his career, Dr. Donald Berwick has challenged executives and clinicians to address the industry's shortcomings. Now, the former head of the CMS is asking physicians to become more active in addressing social and public policy issues that impact patients.
Wilmington Health remains viable among independent physician practice consolidation by staying lean, adding revenue sources and boosting transparency.
A list of common billing codes do little to ensure patients are getting quality care, doctors told the CMS during a call Wednesday.
The CMS wants to hear from physicians about potential revisions to evaluation and management visit codes.
Modern Healthcare set out to find a better version of an after-visit summary, asking around the industry to help create a form that is useful for patients and providers alike.
When offered a raise, hundreds of physicians in Quebec just said no. Or at least they've signed a petition protesting the recently negotiated pay hikes.
As Match Day approaches, a new report suggests medical schools don't have clear policies to assist students with disabilities, and many students fail to request help as they worry it could hinder their success in that hyper-competitive environment.
Errors related to diagnosis accounted for 33% of medical malpractice claims from 2013 to 2017, beating out all other reasons for such lawsuits and highlighting the challenges physicians face in making clinical decisions.
It's been 19 years since the landmark report “To Err is Human” shook up the industry. Since that time, considerable attention has been paid to reducing medical mistakes, but the industry still has a long way to go.
The CMS will overhaul its meaningful-use initiative that compelled providers to adopt electronic health records. Medical stakeholders have been complaining for years that the program is burdensome and hard to implement by CMS deadlines.