Click here to read the latest issue of Vascular Specialist.
Claims involving EHRs have more than doubled in the last 7 years, according to an analysis.
Misdiagnosis was the most-reported mistake in a national survey.
Even if it fails, the deal revives something that has been almost completely missing in Congress for the past 8 years – bipartisan compromise.
The action prompted criticism from medical organizations and health insurers alike.
Of 929 adverse events that entered the CARe (Communication, Apology, and Resolution) program in Massachusetts, only 5% led to malpractice claims...
President promises benefit for small business; physician groups object.
WASHINGTON – Federal advisers consider a replacement plan before the first reporting year even concludes.
The Nashville, Tenn.–based corporation discharged twice as many patients as any other health system in 2016.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that apologies by physicians that include an admission of fault cannot be used against them in court, upholding a...
From the Editor
"I propose it is time for us to embrace our surgical prowess rather than to treat open procedures like Cinderella’s ugly sisters."
Could this latest defeat push lawmakers toward bipartisan action on health care reform?
From the Journals
Organizations can combat physician burnout, and the effort is worthwhile, as well as morally and ethically important.
The GOP faces a tough road for passing the Graham-Cassidy proposal.
From the Journals
Researchers looked at the link between readmission rates and overall hospital risk-adjusted quality measurements.
Some doctors will see their payments reduced by 2%.
Support for innovation waivers and low cost, catastrophic plans high on list of reforms.
Of about 450 drugs that have won orphan approval since 1983, more than 70 were first approved by the FDA for mass-market use.
Both the overall number of uninsured and the percentage are record lows.
Law & Medicine
Question: Which of the following statements regarding Shinal v Toms, a recent landmark decision on informed consent, is correct?:A. The case was...
State and local health officials prepare as Hurricane Irma edges closer to southern Florida.
Carotid Disease & Stroke
- HOPE-3 wades into fray regarding optimal blood pressure targets
- Obesity paradox slings its weight around in atrial fibrillation
- LDL levels below 10 mg/dL shown safe, effective
- How to apply SPRINT findings to elderly patients
- Rheumatoid arthritis characteristics make large contribution to cardiovascular risk
- ANCA-associated vasculitis appears to increase risk of stroke, death
- Very-low-volume vascular surgery practice linked to worse outcomes
- Transradial PCI in acute coronary syndrome causes less kidney damage
- Muscle-related AEs reported in statin trial suggest ‘nocebo’ effect
- Vascular surgeons underutilize palliative care planning
- Shinal v. Toms: It’s Now Harder to Get Informed Consent
- Letters to the Editor: 'Endo hubris' - We got letters
- Mitigating Burnout - Part 3
- Special Report II: Tackling Burnout
- SVS (Specialty of Vascular Surgery): Why, How, and When
- Antibiotic resistance remains a challenge for hospitals
- How to write a manuscript for publication
- Tips for using EMRs effectively
- Law & Medicine: Which doctors get sued?
- Medicare at 50: Physicians brace for transition to value-based payment