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The vast majority of group medical practices report that regulatory requirements

Medical Practices Burdened by Regulatory Requirements

Vast majority of survey respondents believe regulatory burden is increasing
Radiation oncology expert Stephen Hahn

Dr. Stephen Hahn Nominated to Head FDA

Hahn is chief medical executive of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston
Seriously ill Medicare enrollees experience considerable financial distress

Seriously Ill Medicare Beneficiaries Face Financial Hardship

Majority of respondents rely on help from family and friends, at considerable cost

October 2019 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for October 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
In Taking Action Against Clinician Burnout

Recommendations Developed to Address Clinician Burnout

Six goals include creation of positive work and learning environments that prevent, reduce burnout
Patients undergoing corneal surgery and receiving fewer opioid tablets still have adequate pain control

Pain Control Adequate With Fewer Opioids After Corneal Surgery

After assessment of postoperative opioid use, patients receive fewer opioid tablets but pain is controlled
Life expectancy has increased slightly in the United States

CDC: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly, Mortality Lower in 2017

Report shows decrease in age-adjusted death rates, increase in age-adjusted death rate from overdose
In patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

In T2DM Patients, Anemia Tied to Diabetic Retinopathy

Association appears to be mediated by decline in serum bilirubin levels
A new tool designed to help guide preventive care for heart disease

Facebook Launches Preventive Health Tool

Tool created in partnership with American Cancer Society, American College of Cardiology, AHA, CDC
Receiving medical care from fraud and abuse perpetrators

Outcomes Poor With Medical Care From Fraud, Abuse Perpetrators

Mortality and emergency hospitalization rates higher in Medicare beneficiaries with FAP exposures