Hospital Adverts On Television Just Like Big Pharma? No thanks.
Long Past Due, from the BMJ: clinical practice guidelines should incorporate information on treatment burden to enable patients to make informed decisions about treatments.1 For people of working age, this information should also include acceptability and feasibility of implementation in the work context.
Physician, Know Thyself When Communicating With Cancer Patients
Texas #QualityFraud and opioids
Readmission risk jumps 2.9% for every day spent in rural hospital
AMA Wire: Specialized Opioid Treatment Available
Hospital Retaliation Against Doctors Over Patient Safety Concerns In an Oct. 2 interview with the Detroit Free Press, Dr. Elder said there was no truth to the allegations of misconduct, and that the demotions were a retaliation attempt by DMC and its parent company, Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, after the four individuals voiced concerns about safety […]
A Santa Rosa neurosurgeon whose specialty includes pain management has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that include unlawful distribution of painkillers over more than a year. The indictment against Thomas M. Keller, 71, unsealed Monday, alleges he illegally distributed Oxycodone, fentanyl and Tramadol spanning a period of 13 months from June […]
How Hospitals Are Failing To Address Opioid Epidemic
The Lancet: New Stroke Treatment