No, court shouldn’t order ivermectin to treat COVID-19, AMA saysDecember 9th 2022
The American Medical Association has filed a brief in a case before the Wisconsin Supreme Court. At issue: whether a hospital should be required to use ivermectin, even as leading health experts advise against it.
Electronic prior authorization plan from feds hailed as 'positive step'December 8th 2022
Health systems say prior authorization hurts patient care and adds to clinician burnout. The CMS is proposing reform measures that have produced some optimism, but health leaders say other steps are needed.
Men are more likely to get drugs to prevent heart disease. Women are more likely to be told to eat less and exercise.December 8th 2022
Researchers found women were less likely to be prescribed drugs to lower cholesterol. Physicians must understand women don’t face a lower risk of heart disease, researchers say.
About 15,000 Minnesota nurses are planning their second strike, and this one would be longerDecember 6th 2022
Nurses are planning to walkout beginning Dec. 11, and most plan to be on strike for about three weeks. Hospitals, packed with patients with RSV and other illnesses, say the strike comes at a particularly difficult time.
As cyberattacks and insurance costs grow, time is right for accreditation | ViewpointNovember 27th 2022
Accreditation and certification programs can help organizations address gaps and demonstrate to other providers, partners, and insurers that they are serious about protecting healthcare data.
MetroHealth CEO fired for paying himself $1.9M in bonuses, vows legal fightNovember 23rd 2022
Dr. Akram Boutros gave himself bonuses over four years without disclosing the payments, the MetroHealth board said. An attorney for Boutros says the firing is retaliatory after he planned to expose misconduct by the board.