When could you be sued for AI malpractice? You’re likely using it now
A record that clearly outlines how the physician incorporated the AI is critical if a claim later arises in which the doctor is accused of AI-...
How can we make medical training less ‘toxic’?
“It is not just surgery. It is definitely not just one specialty and it is not just one school. It is an endemic problem in medicine.”
Oncologist pleads guilty to prescription drug fraud
Dr. Kachadourian was paid more than $170,000 for purchasing and allowing others to purchase in her name millions of dollars in prescription drugs...
Omitting radiation in rectal cancer: ‘Less is more’
‘An all-chemotherapy approach may make curative intent treatment accessible for patients in these resource-constrained settings,’ says the author...
Medicaid expansion closing racial gap in GI cancer deaths
Results of a new study were particularly notable for Black patients, for whom there was a consistent increase in receiving therapy and a decrease...
Cross-border U.S.-Mexican collaboration drives up ALL survival
As Medicaid purge begins, ‘staggering numbers’ of Americans lose coverage
The majority of people who have lost coverage were dropped because of technicalities, such as not completing paperwork, not because state...
How a medical recoding may limit cancer patients’ options for breast reconstruction
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services plans to reexamine how doctors are paid for a type of breast reconstruction known as DIEP flap....
States move to curb insurers’ prior authorization requirements as federal reforms lag
Doctors and patients in several states would get some relief from burdensome prior authorization requirements if reform legislation becomes law....
Breast cancer outcomes are worse for Black men
Black Americans are more likely to be diagnosed at older ages and to die from the disease.
Breast cancer survivors need a comprehensive care plan, says doctor
Survivor care for cancer patients should address physical and psychological symptoms through an integrated model, expert says.