Today, it's usually the employer who decides what health plan the employee gets. Once patients start spending their own money on getting health insurance cover for themselves, the smarter health insurance companies which offer value for money and "put ...
Training new professionals isn't the problem, keeping them however has proved to be more difficult . . .
The potential for abuse and retaliation is nerve-racking . . .
Most of the nation's hospitals and nursing homes will have to teach their employees how to ferret out fraud and report it to the government under a federal law that takes effect next month.
3. If you've ever paused the show Trauma: Life in the ER at the exact moment that a doctor is writing a prescription for vicodin to see if you can decipher his DEA number, then you might be a drug seeker.
15. If you are asked to rate your ...
Can you believe there are no only two published case reports of sword swallowing injuries . . .
Sword swallowers are more likely to sustain an injury -- such as a perforation of the oesophagus -- if they are distracted or are using multiple or unusual swords, finds a study in this week's Christmas issue of the British Medical Journal.
A brief story about 6 year old Hayden who is one of only 500 people in the world known to have Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva.
"HHS will control the allocation of residency slots and (p. 129) assure preferential treatment of certain groups of persons."
"Wise allocation of resources: The nation should balance prudently what it spends on health care against other important national priorities.''
Uncle Sam just released a new tool to help compare insurance costs between different places on the map . . .
The Cheerful Oncologist discovers the miracle of life while contemplating the sadness of death.
The miracle of life is not that like the lucky patient we can sometimes avoid death for as long as possible - it is that we were given life in the first place.
Dr. Wes has a great piece on the insanity of banning 'unhealthy foods' that is spreading across the country.
Isn't it reassuring to know that if you cannot control yourself, or are victimized by making politically incorrect choices, others will be there to save you from your own behavior?
Dr. Schoor sums up our reimbursement model as "Complicated, convoluted, redundant, expensive . . ."
Do you think you are smarter than 98% of the people in the world? Prove it by solving Einstein's Riddle . . .