Hospitals and pharmacies are required to toss expired drugs, no matter how expensive or vital. Meanwhile the FDA has long known that many remain safe and potent for years longer.
By Marshall Allen, ProPublica
Numerous doctors from around the U.S. could become eligible to treat patients in Missouri's underserved areas as a result of a planned expansion of a first-in-the-nation law aimed at addressing doctor shortages.
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
As President Trump continues to step up immigration enforcement, medical centers say the changes are indeed keeping immigrants out of hospitals and clinics.
By Ike Swetlitz, STAT
Immigrant physicians represent a huge asset U.S. health care. Attracting and training these physicians is a boon for public health.
By Jason J. Han and Neha Vapiwala, STAT
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
Female doctors may on average be better than their male counterparts at treating patients in the hospital, according to a new study published today.
Most people are probably not aware of the extraordinary level of protectionism that benefits doctors and, to a lesser extent, other highly paid professionals in our own country. And we pay a huge price for this protectionism.
By Julian A. Mitton, STAT
Primary care doctors and nurses are well-positioned to treat addiction and champion care for those struggling with the use of opioid pills or heroin.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, Medicare is changing the way it compensates doctors and other clinicians. Starting in 2019, care providers will be allowed to choose whether they want to be paid for quality instead of quantity. Also, swollen rivers…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Medicare on Friday unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it compensates doctors and other clinicians.
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