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The trio of Sens. Susan Collins, John McCain and Lisa Murkowski jointly were named the most influential in healthcare for their votes that prevented a repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act.
Maybe check with your coders or optometrist. H31.023 is the ICD-10 code for solar retinopathy, or injury to the retinal tissue that typically comes from sun-gazing or, um, viewing an eclipse without the right protection. Knowing the code may come in handy this week.
Physicians and nurses are stressed. Since 2013, Medscape's annual lifestyle survey has tracked a 25% spike in physician burnout rates. Other studies suggest that more than half of all nurses are burned out.
Think twice before supersizing that meal. According to a new study in the Frontiers of Public Health, an estimated 70% of people in the world's 30 most-developed countries are "overfat."
The rate of new diabetes cases remained relatively flat from 2014 to 2015, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Still, more than 30 million people live with the disease. Millions more have prediabetes, which could turn into Type 2 if left untreated.
After another round of setbacks, congressional Republicans must regroup and assess their options for repealing, replacing or keeping the Affordable Care Act. They'll need to weigh a number of policy--and political--decisions.
Hailed as one of the primary vehicles for driving the industry away from fee-for-service arrangements, accountable care organizations now cover roughly 10% of the U.S. population, according to Leavitt Partners and the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative.
The rash of shootings that have taken place throughout the country this year highlights the toll such incidents have had on children.
A team of researchers has successefully cultured human heart cells onto spinach leaves that were first stripped of plant cells.
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