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Federal judge blocks Alabama law that seeks to make abortion care a felony

October 30, 2019


A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked an Alabama law that would make it a felony for doctors to provide abortion care under almost any circumstances.

Weight-loss surgery could be right for some kids, pediatrician group says

October 30, 2019


Children and adolescents with severe obesity should be considered candidates for bariatric and metabolic surgery, which has been found to lead to long-term weight loss and better overall health for children, the American Academy of Pediatrics said in a policy statement issued Sunday.

New York's solution for 'surprise' medical bills is increasing health care costs, analysis finds

October 30, 2019


New York's arbitration process for addressing so-called "surprise" medical bills has resulted in higher payments to health care providers, and higher health care costs for state residents, according to an analysis released Thursday by the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy.

See the top 10 drugs involved in overdose deaths, charted

October 29, 2019


Methamphetamine caused more fatal drug overdoses in the western United States than the synthetic opioid fentanyl in 2017, according to a report released Friday by CDC's National Center for Health Statistics—though fentanyl was tied to the most drug-related overdose deaths nationwide.

When patients die in the ICU, should their families be allowed to watch?

October 29, 2019


It is standard practice in most intensive care units to send relatives out of the room when a patient codes, but a growing body of research—and one doctor's personal experience—suggests relatives should be allowed to witness the medical team's efforts, Daniela Lamas, a doctor at Brigham and Women's Hospital, writes for the New York Times' "Well."

The 5 keys to value-based care, according to Intermountain CEO Marc Harrison

October 28, 2019


As the health care industry moves toward value-based payment models, Intermountain Healthcare President and CEO Marc Harrison writing in Harvard Business Review offers his five principles to implementing a successful value-based care program.

Why a popular algorithm showed bias toward white patients (and how it can be fixed)

October 28, 2019


A widely used algorithm is more likely to classify white patients as needing follow-up care than comparably ill black patients, according to study in the journal Science—and the study's senior author said it is "inconceivable" that other common algorithms do not have similar flaws.

CMS delays new primary care, kidney care value-based payment models

October 28, 2019


CMS on Thursday announced it is delaying the start of several new voluntary value-based payment models, but it continued to encourage Medicare providers to apply to participate in the payment models.

Are the stethoscope's days numbered?

October 25, 2019


The stethoscope is a stalwart in medical technology and a symbol of the medical profession, but recent advances in technology could mean the device's days are coming to an end.

Why some psychologists are using 'superhero therapy' to connect with their patients

October 24, 2019


Psychologists are showing growing interest in so-called "superhero" or "geek therapy," which are forms of therapy that use pop culture figures, such as characters from movies or television, to help patients express their thoughts and feelings.

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