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Opinion
The Hidden Cost of Poor Hospital Waste Management

Proper disposal of OR trash could save the healthcare system millions -- and help the environment

Apr 18, 2024
Science Journals Under Fire; Infusion System Recall; Visual Impairment and Suicide

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by app staff

Apr 18, 2024
Nepali Plaintiffs Double Down on 'Severe Harm' Caused by Invalidated USMLE Scores

Updated complaint brings in U.S.-based plaintiff

Apr 17, 2024
Deeper Sedation During Colonoscopy Linked to Improved Detection of Serrated Polyps

Propofol boosts serrated polyp detection by 50%, little difference for all neoplasia, adenomas

Apr 17, 2024
Nepali Plaintiffs Double Down on 'Severe Harm' Caused by Invalidated USMLE Scores

Updated complaint brings in U.S.-based plaintiff

Deeper Sedation During Colonoscopy Linked to Improved Detection of Serrated Polyps

Propofol boosts serrated polyp detection by 50%, little difference for all neoplasia, adenomas

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The California Saga: Why Some DOs Fear Combined Medical Boards

Their main concern is that their scope of practice would be "trampled"

Apr 16, 2024
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Should DOs and MDs Have Separate Licensing Boards? They Still Do in 13 States

West Virginia effort hits late obstacle; some DOs fear bias under a combined board

Apr 16, 2024
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The 340B Program Isn't Going Anywhere, Lawmaker Tells Hospital Executives

Rep says it's a great program that helps rural areas, and needs to continue

Apr 16, 2024
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Cardiac Events Common in Older, Hospitalized RSV Patients

New RSV vaccines could reduce risk, researchers said

Apr 15, 2024
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Anesthesiologist Convicted; Oldest Conjoined Twins Die; 'Donald Trump Did This'

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by app staff

Apr 15, 2024
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Anesthesiologist Convicted of Tampering With IV Bags Linked to Death

Actions also caused cardiac emergencies for several patients, said federal prosecutors

Apr 15, 2024
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Opinion
Federal Probes Need to Look Beyond Private Equity-Owned Healthcare for Alleged Abuse

Non-profit entities should also be fair game, says Ron Harman King, JD, MS

Apr 14, 2024
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Delirium and Dementia; Are Biosimilars Cheaper for Patients?

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Apr 13, 2024
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MedPod Today: Anti-DEI Rep at Med Meeting; Private Equity Probe; Delayed Rankings

app reporters offer further insights into these recently covered topics

Apr 12, 2024
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Are Hospital Websites Upfront About User Privacy and Data Sharing?

New study finds many hospitals don't have privacy policies on their websites

Apr 11, 2024
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SPAC Activity Should Be Monitored Amid Corporatization of Healthcare

SPACs offer a new way for private healthcare companies to go public

Apr 10, 2024
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PAs in Oregon Can Soon Use 'Physician Associate' Title

New law to take effect in June; rebranding effort is years in the making

Apr 10, 2024
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Cancer Warnings on Booze; Rats, Roaches in Hospitals; Barefoot Pharma Workers

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by app staff

Apr 10, 2024
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Impella Pump Improves Survival in STEMI-Related Cardiogenic Shock

First trial in a quarter-century to show mortality benefit in this desperately ill group

Apr 09, 2024
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