Problems navigating the new federal and state computer-based health insurance exchanges spilled into a third day Thursday.
Demand for physicians, particularly primary care physicians remains high, according to a report published by the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (ASPR).
The government shutdown is having a serious impact on health care agencies, according to an article published Oct. 1 in Medical Economics.
Computer troubles continued to plague the launch of the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges on Wednesday. But Obama administration officials said Wednesday that the computer glitches were a reflection of heavy consumer interest in the exchanges, not flaws with the online registration system.
The Affordable Care Act health insurance exchanges rollout did not run smoothly on Tuesday as many consumers were frustrated by long delays and computer system failures.
An extended follow-up of two hormone therapy trials in postmenopausal women has shown that the benefits of hormone therapy do not outweigh the risks, although it may be useful for symptom management, according to a study published in the Oct. 2 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Five additional recommendations have been made as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, according to a report published by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Small physician practices are leaving electronic medical record vendors as software systems have failed to meet growing expectations, according to a report from KLAS research.
Having diabetes mellitus increases breast and colorectal cancer incidence and cancer-specific mortality, according to research presented at the 2013 European Cancer Congress, held from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1 in Amsterdam.
Vegetable protein and fat intakes, including peanut butter and nuts, during pre-adolescence may subsequently help reduce the risk for benign breast disease, according to a study published in the September issue of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.