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  • Doctors are shifting their business models

    Doctors are shifting their business models
    With insurance companies often paying doctors less for their services and with paperwork increasing, Dr. Gregory Yu was putting in longer workdays to squeeze in more patients. He figured there had to be a better way. So a few years ago he shifted a...
  • Osteopathic medicine meshes with new health-care needs

    Recent reforms in American health care weren't designed with osteopathic medicine in mind. It only seems that way. The emphasis on "patient-centered care" the idea that physicians should follow the wishes and preferences of patients, and treat patients...
  • Judge voids Texas abortion rule

    AUSTIN, Texas A federal judge invalidated a major Texas abortion regulation Friday that would have shut down 19 licensed clinics next week, ruling that it created "a brutally effective system" designed to close abortion facilities, not to improve women'...
  • Depression more common for cancer patients, but rarely treated

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Three new studies by researchers at the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh in the U.K. reveal that three-quarters of depressed cancer patients are not receiving treatment for depression. The researchers also found...
  • Public health nurses promote healthy communities

    By Erinn Hutkin After 35 years as a public health nurse, Cecilia Libunao still treasures the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others - especially children. Libunao, 56, grew up in the Philippines and spent 11 years there as a public...
  • Medicine upside down: When hospital rates are charged at the doctor's office

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Sept. 4: One of the chief arguments for making health insurance, and therefore health care, accessible to more Americans is so that routine treatment can be obtained in the...
  • Problem Solver: Routine physical leads to insurance payment pain

    Problem Solver: Routine physical leads to insurance payment pain
    Mary Klinefelter's Golden Rule Insurance Co. health plan said it would pay 100 percent of the costs associated with routine physical exams. Just to be sure, the Orland Park resident called Golden Rule on Oct. 1 and asked what constituted a "routine...
  • Training Essential With New Medical Gear

    Regarding the article "Nurse Sues St. Francis Over Losing Job" [Aug. 16, Connecticut]: As a retired nurse with experience in nursing administration and education, I can address nursing practice and a hospital's responsibility for safe patient care....
  • US judge voids Texas abortion law

    AUSTIN, Texas A federal judge invalidated two major Texas abortion regulations Friday including one that would have shut down 19 licensed clinics next week ruling that they created "a brutally effective system" designed to close abortion facilities, not...
  • Take Primary Care Training Out Of Hospitals

    Primary care doctors may receive most of their training in community settings rather than in hospitals if policy-makers follow the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine in its July report "Graduate Medical Education That Meets The Nation's Health...
  • Problems persist for high-profile back surgery firm, patients

    Christine Harrison suffered from a chronically sore back. Watching Fox & Friends one morning, she saw an interview with a doctor who promised "excellent pain relief" for people like her. The doctor was promoting North American Spine, a high-profile...