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An article published by Reuters reports on a recent study finding that the presence of nicotine in the saliva is a better predictor of whether children brought to the hospital for asthma and breathing problems "would need to come back to the hospital, compared to the information parents gave to doctors." In...
An article in The Washington Post reports that "The Obama administration is set to announce Friday an ambitious health-care experiment that will make Maryland a test case for whether aggressive government regulation of medical prices can dramatically cut health spending." Maryland will cap hospital spending...
The New York Times reports on the increasing role of medical scribes who help physicians "feel liberated from the constant note-taking that modern electronic health records systems demand.” Many physicians who use them “say that scribes have helped restore joy in the practice of medicine, which has been...