Increasing competition, reducing private equity investment in health care: a slideshow
Researchers offer policy solutions that could slow down acquisitions that lead to price increases for patients.
Michigan sees two human swine flu cases; Hospital cyber-attack in three states; Cigna accused of using AI to deny claims- Morning Medical Update
The top news stories in primary care today.
Federal policies to advance health equity: a slideshow
National Academy of Medicine report outlines actions, recommendations for creating health equity for minority groups.
Euthanasia for mental illness; Smell loss now a rare COVID symptom; Experts worry heat waves could rise SAD cases - Morning Medical Update
Fewest physicians: States with the lowest numbers of doctors
A dozen states have fewer than 10,000 physicians.
Leprosy in Florida; Nose picking could be linked to higher rates of COVID; Medicare could save billions covering obesity meds - Morning Medical Update
States with the best and worst health care
Where does your state rank?
Updated COVID boosters; Infant peanut exposure; AI improves breast cancer detection rate by 20% - Morning Medical Update
Half of population to have mental disorder by 75; What’s wrong with ‘Girl Dinner’?; Kombucha shows potential diabetes benefit - Morning Medical Update
Improving workplace well-being: Physicians have their say
A recent study confirmed burnout remains a problem for health care. These are interventions that doctors say would help.
Three quarters of female physicians delay having families; Some hospitals welcome RV living; Organ transplant overhaul bill- Morning Medical Update
Improving workplace well-being: Nurses speak out
A survey confirmed burnout remains a problem for health care. Here are some suggestions to improve that.
Where should you spend your retirement years?
A survey ranks metro areas by factors important to retirees.
Half-Million might have tick-borne meat allergy syndrome; Covid misinformation rarely punished; Florida’s first mobile stroke unit- Morning Medical Update
What patients really think about health care
Survey sheds light on how patients are feeling about billing, privacy, and other health care-related issues.
Virginia paid $22 million for dead Medicare patients; Asian American doctors overrepresented and underpaid; Long COVID struggles last at least 2 years - Morning Medical Update
American Telemedicine Association - A message for primary care
Here are lessons for primary care physicians to consider about the future of telemedicine.
How should the government decide whether to approve health care mergers?
A look at the proposed new guidelines.
“Smart tattoos” could someday monitor health; 1 in 6 children have incomplete vaccine series; All minorities underrepresented in Alzheimer’s studies - Morning Medical Update
American Telemedicine Association - AI and telemedicine
Artificial intelligence has potential to change how telehealth is used.
Trans advocates say intake forms are transphobic; New STI testing and diagnosis protocols; Hot and polluted days may double heart attack risk - Morning Medical Update
American Telemedicine Association - An overview of state regulations
States have a role in governing telemedicine across the country.
Top 10 changes we need to make in healthcare right now
How do you change a system so deeply mired in problems? Here’s where to start.
Doctors amputate arms and feet after flea bite; Drinking Borax latest TikTok trend; Hepatitis C rates soar among pregnant women - Morning Medical Update
American Telemedicine Association - Governing telehealth and opioids
Finding a balance between telemedicine and prescribing controlled substances.
Tornado-damaged Pfizer plant could have big impacts; 1 in 10 young adults regularly use e-cigarettes; FDA approves anthrax vaccine - Morning Medical Update
Private equity investment in physician offices: Coming soon to a town near you
PE firms controlled at least 50% of market share of one or more specialties in cities around the United States.
American Telemedicine Association - Additional legislation
Effects of the Telehealth Benefit Expansion for Workers Act of 2023.
Chronic constipation linked to cognitive decline; Doctors create their own primary care clinic; Johnson and Johnson sues Biden administration - Morning Medical Update
Americans using social media to self-diagnose – with surprising results
Social media platform used for self-diagnosis varies by generation.
2 Clarke Drive Cranbury, NJ 08512