Physicians react: Doctors worry about patients reading their clinical notes
January 11, 2021
As part of the 21st Century Cures Act, patients will now have the right to see their medical notes.
AGS issues pandemic resource allocation recommendations amid ageism concerns
May 19, 2020
Rationing strategies that are solely, or predominantly, based on age cutoffs could lead to persistent beliefs that older adults’ lives are less valuable than others.
U.S. is poised to produce a COVID-19 vaccine, but don’t expect it soon
May 12, 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci told senators not to expect a viable vaccine or an effective treatment in the next 3 months.
CMS hikes telephone visit payments during pandemic
May 1, 2020
Physician groups praised the move to increase payments for telephone visits.
COVID-19 spurs telemedicine, furloughs, retirement
April 28, 2020
Physicians are considering different types of practice as they feel the financial impact of COVID-19.
Infectious disease experts say testing is key to reopening
April 17, 2020
Experts stressed the need for “stepwise approach,” with an emphasis on testing and surveillance.
Senate Dems call for nationwide COVID-19 testing strategy, more funding
April 16, 2020
Senate Democrats want to add $30 billion in new emergency funding for COVID-19 testing.
Pandemic strains blood supply for COVID-19 and noninfected patients
April 16, 2020
“There needs to be a significant call out for people to make every effort to donate blood.”
ABIM grants MOC extension
April 14, 2020
Those in their grace year will also be afforded an additional grace year in 2021.
AMA president calls for greater reliance on science in COVID-19 fight
April 7, 2020
Dr. Patrice Harris, the AMA president, said the government’s scientific institutions must be led by experts who are “protected from political influence.”