By reducing patients’ out-of-pocket costs and encouraging doctors to use biosimilars instead of the more expensive biologic, the United States can save billions for patients and Medicare.
There were no medical malpractice claims against direct-to-consumer telemedicine professionals or services among the reported cases identified in this study.
Researchers suggest a care ethics approach to address specific needs of patients who struggle with thoughts of being a burden to others.
The ACP has issued a position paper that examines the professional duties and principles that should guide the response of colleagues and the profession to physician impairment.
Vitamins and supplements sold at CVS Pharmacy will now go through third party testing to verify the accuracy of the dietary ingredients listed on the packaging and to confirm that the product is free of certain additives.
Although trackable and other nanotechnologies represent medical breakthroughs for treatment of many diseases, they could have unintended implications and thus their use must be carefully considered in the individual case.
Expanded Medicaid eligibility thresholds were associated with a reduction in substance use disorder-related deaths during the current US opioid epidemic.
Researchers recently performed a simulation study to determine how 3 levels of shared decision making can increase the chances of patients suing for adverse outcomes.