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FTC Chief Gears Up for a Showdown With Private Equity

β€” Researchers and employer groups encouraged by FTC's action

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Prone Positioning Falls Flat for Weaning COVID Patients Off ECMO

Similar ECMO duration, mortality compared with supine position in randomized trial

Dec 01, 2023
Opinion
Doctor 'Wage Theft' Is Not Without Consequences

Uncompensated time harms healthcare professionals at the very least

Nov 30, 2023
Insurer Now Has Ties to 10% of Doctors

UnitedHealth's Optum division added 20,000 doctors this year alone

Nov 30, 2023
Safer to Hold Off on Intubating Comatose, Intoxicated Patients, Trial Finds

French centers showed faster discharge, fewer adverse events

Nov 29, 2023
Insurer Now Has Ties to 10% of Doctors

UnitedHealth's Optum division added 20,000 doctors this year alone

Safer to Hold Off on Intubating Comatose, Intoxicated Patients, Trial Finds

French centers showed faster discharge, fewer adverse events

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Opinion
CDC Advisors' Infection Control Guidance Leaves Us Unprotected

The guidelines will lead to unnecessary infections and deaths if approved

Nov 29, 2023
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Medical Staff Credentialing Case Heads to New Jersey Supreme Court

Neurosurgery practice claims hospital skipped due process to orchestrate its ouster

Nov 28, 2023
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Hospitals Say Some Medicare Advantage Plans Are Skirting CMS Rules

Groups lament stress to enrollees and billions in hospital losses from coverage delays, denials

Nov 27, 2023
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Handguns From Home Account for Most Adolescent School Shootings

Study of school shootings up to 2016 finds high-powered guns less commonly used by youths

Nov 27, 2023
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Male vs Female Surgeons; China Beefs Up Fever Clinics; C. Diff Survives Disinfecting

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by ·¬ΗΡΚΣΖ΅ staff

Nov 27, 2023
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Opinion
Will Tomorrow's Medical Students Ever Practice Medicine?

A quarter of aspiring physicians in the U.S. said they were considering quitting their studies

Nov 26, 2023
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What's Going on at Mission Health?

Physicians pen letters, narrowly vote against bylaws that would have silenced them

Nov 22, 2023
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Devastating Medication Error; FDA's Recall Weakness; Insurers Break State Laws

This past week in healthcare investigations

Nov 22, 2023
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A Medical Student, a Dying JFK, and β€˜Destiny’: What a Young Doctor Saw 60 Years Ago

A look back at a conversation with one of the last surviving witnesses from Trauma Room One

Nov 22, 2023
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Who's Deejaying in the OR? And What Are They Playing?

The ins and outs of listening to music while operating

Nov 21, 2023
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Travel Nurse Practitioner Goes Missing in California

Ann Herford was reportedly last seen near the trailhead for the Arnold Rim Trail

Nov 21, 2023
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Trump in 'Excellent' Health; Violence Pandemic in Healthcare; New Listeria Outbreak

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by ·¬ΗΡΚΣΖ΅ staff

Nov 21, 2023
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Shooting at Psych Hospital; Rosalynn Carter Dies; Millions in Medical Debt Canceled

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by ·¬ΗΡΚΣΖ΅ staff

Nov 20, 2023
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Why It's So Tough to Reduce Unnecessary Medical Care

Huge amounts are spent, but it does little to help patients

Nov 19, 2023
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