From MedPage Today:
- Will Docs Write Rx for Apps? Doctors can now write scripts for the first prescription-only app — but the question remains whether they’ll pick up a prescription pad to write for mobile technology.
- What an Emergency Department Report Card Tells Us. The press release promised that a new report would answer the question: “Are your state’s emergency rooms making the grade?”
- Allergy Care Turf Battle Hits the Courts. Who should treat allergies? The turf battle between primary care physicians and allergists has escalated into a lawsuit charging anti-competitive practices.
- Brain-Dead Mom Case Roils Texas Medical Association. The Texas Medical Association (TMA) may be caught between a rock — Gov. Rick Perry and his legislative posse — and a hard place: its members, regarding advanced directives for pregnant women in Texas.