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Because veterans can now seek government-funded care in the private sector under certain circumstances, practitioners should inquire about health factors related to military service.
The pervasiveness of inappropriate care is the U.S. medical system's biggest ethical stain. Alternatives, such as optimal medical management, are often ignored in favor of better paying surgical procedures.
When the right technology is married to the right process, the sky’s the limit in terms of driving compliance and improving care—case in point, diabetic retinopathy.
Although HPV vaccine has been shown to be safe and effective at reducing infection with the virus that causes cervical and oropharyngeal cancers, vaccination rates in the US are so low they have been labeled a serious public health threat.
As technology has evolved to deliver more information quicker than ever before, patients’ expectation about how services can and should be delivered has changed. Here are some changes practices can make to meet and exceed those expectations.
There are 3 concierge models of medical practice--understanding the differences can help you choose the one that is right for you.
Heart failure provides a good example of a non-cancer condition that benefits from palliative care, especially in its advanced stages.
The challenge for today's EHRs is to provide physicians with information they need for patient care without burdening them with data they could do without.
Colon cancer incidence & mortality have declined dramatically - reasons include screening, primary prevention, better diagnosis, and treatment.
Although a doctor's visit may seem like a punishment to them, your reassurance and enthusiasm can help set the tone for a good experience - even if your child ends up getting a shot!
Medicare pays more to ambulance companies than they do to cancer doctors due to illegal kickbacks and false reporting.
Curely hopes to offer everyone, everywhere a chance to speak with a physician - virtually