Commentary

Opinion

Be alert for embezzlement

Embezzlement remains far more common in medical offices than generally assumed - and it often occurs in full view of physicians.

Opinion

The power of an odd couple

The time has come for physicians and nurses to join together in battle against electronic health record...

Opinion

Being whole

Physicians have to struggle balancing the potential benefits of technology and medical intervention with compassion and knowing when to say enough...

Opinion

Is there a (robotic) doctor in the house?

Research published by Washington University’s Center for Advanced Studies in Adaptive Systems (CASAS) describes a technology that aims to help...

Law & Medicine

Office of Inspector General

Health care fraud, waste, and abuse consume some 10% of federal health expenditures.

Commentary

How I became a better doctor

Dr. Richard W. Cohen describes how his experience as a patient changed his perspective on practicing medicine.

Law & Medicine

‘Time lost is brain lost’

The plaintiff will typically be disqualified from offering medical testimony, unless there is “common knowledge.”

Law & Medicine

Labeling of medication warnings

Issuing timely warnings regarding medical products promotes patient safety, and the law appears to place the major onus on the manufacturer.

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