Opioid Prescriptions Falling, CDC Says
According to new data from the CDC, opioid prescription rates fell over a five-year period from 2010 to 2015, but are still triple where they were in 1999.
House Passes Federal Medical Malpractice Bill
On Wednesday, the House passed a bill that would limit plaintiff damages to $250,000 in most medical practice lawsuits. It moves to the Senate.
Readers Argue Over Obamacare Repeal, Retail Clinics
Readers are split on whether or not the Senate's version to repeal the Affordable Care Act would serve the American people well.
EHRs Not Designed with Real People in Mind, Expert Opines
Dr. Robert Wachter wrote the book on the failings of health IT and the effect these systems have on patient safety. He joined us for the Pearls podcast.
The Best Ways to Deal with a Disappointed Patient
Disappointed and angry patients are more likely to sue you for malpractice. Our advisory board shares tips on how to avoid this situation.
Legal Pain Management for Physicians
Legal advice on how to ensure you don't get in trouble for negligent conduct in taking care of a patient with a drug-seeking problem.
Senate AHCA Bill Draws Sharp Criticism from Medical Groups
The Senate repeal and replace of Obamacare was published this week and like the House version, it faces strong resistance from medical groups.
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