Advertisement
Too much nurse overtime can hinder collaboration

Too much nurse overtime can hinder collaboration

By Maria Castellucci  |  May 10, 2018

Overtime among nurses is relatively common, but the practice can lead to decreased collaboration with other nurses or physicians even if it's just an hour over the nurse's shift, according to new research.

U.S. panel leaves prostate screening up to men, their doctors

U.S. panel leaves prostate screening up to men, their doctors

By Associated Press  |  May 08, 2018

Whether to get screened for prostate cancer is a question that men ages 55 to 69 should decide themselves in consultation with their doctors, according to finalized guidance issued Tuesday by an influential panel of healthcare experts.

Physician groups warn MIPS could harm patients, doctors

Physician groups warn MIPS could harm patients, doctors

By Virgil Dickson  |  April 19, 2018

Several medical associations blasted a value-based payment system created by MACRA for potentially causing harm to patients and sparking millions of dollars in financial penalties for providers.

Medicare ACOs increased federal spending by $384 million

Medicare ACOs increased federal spending by $384 million

By Maria Castellucci  |  March 29, 2018

Risk-averse accountable care organizations are the largest reason why the federal government hasn't yet been able to profit from the program, and they have cost the CMS $384 million in three years, according to a new report.

Dentist association pushes to curb opioid painkillers

Dentist association pushes to curb opioid painkillers

By Associated Press  |  March 27, 2018

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.

Advertisement
X

Subscribe and SAVE 50%

View our best offer
Subscribe to Print