A list of the top five unnecessary medical services in anesthesiology has been developed as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, according to a study published online June 16 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
The open market cost of a radical prostatectomy varies widely in US hospitals, according to research published in the March issue of Urology.
A new implant designed to curb the appetite by electrically stimulating intra-abdominal vagus nerve trunks is under review Tuesday by a key advisory committee of the US Food and Drug Administration.
Suggestions are provided for finding a buyer for a medical practice in an article published online June 10 in Medical Economics.
The United States' health system once again comes in last when compared to 10 other rich nations, according to the latest Commonwealth Fund report on the issue.
The health care industry is recognizing the benefits of prompt and transparent physician communication with patients and families about bad outcomes, according to an article published June 10 in Medical Economics.
Physicians are playing strong leadership and ownership roles in accountable care organizations, according to research published in the June issue of Health Affairs.
For patients with renal cell carcinoma, preoperative serum cholesterol is an independent prognostic factor, according to a study published online June 12 in BJU International.
Nearly 42 percent of Medicare claims for evaluation and management services are incorrectly coded, according to an article published June 2 in Medical Economics.
Researchers remain uncertain about the use of social media to communicate their findings to policy makers, according to research published online June 6 in Health Affairs.