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A new post in NPR’s Shots blog reports “An experimental blood test can identify people in their 70’s who are likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease within two or three years. The test is accurate more than 90 percent of the time, scientists reported Sunday in Nature Medicine.”...

Shift in Physician Employment

Hospitals vs. Private Practices. Who Wins?

A new op-ed piece from The New York Times discusses the implications of the shift in physician employment following the passing of the Affordable Care Act, which has presented “new financial incentives intended to curb costs and increase profits may mean that doctors get paid more for doing less,...
An article in The Hill reports that “Pressure is building on congressional leaders to hold votes to overhaul Medicare‘s flawed physician payment system before the end of March, when the current ‘doc fix’ expires.” While Congress is getting closer to enacting permanent SGR...