Ten Years Out, Electronic Health Records Raise Ire
Electronic Health Records (EHRs) were once touted as an easily transferrable, cost-effective way to record patient care, but more than a decade after their introduction, they are a subject of heated debate.
Physicians Still Waiting for Flexibility in Prescribing to Suicidal Patients
After publicly calling attention to the problem eight years, physicians say there has been little to no change in the way insurance companies cover prescription medications for suicidal patients considered in danger of a drug overdose.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, head of President Donald Trump’s task force on the novel coronavirus, declared a public health emergency in response to the global outbreak of the pathogen.
Under election-year pressure to provide relief to constituents angered by surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both parties are working on proposals that, at the very least, will show they are taking the problem seriously.