Elderly blacks and Hispanics have a greater risk of postoperative complications, which are largely explained by procedure type and healthcare status and differ between men and women.
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.
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.
A study published in the Journal of Urology found morbidly obese patients are more likely to develop uric acid kidney stones and less likely to develop calcium oxalate stones compared to normal weight controls.
The majority of health care professionals are concerned about negative outcomes relating to enactment of the Affordable Care Act, although they recognize the benefits, according to a survey conducted by Coupa Software.
Despite the first federal government shutdown in 17 years and a push by Republicans in the House of Representatives to delay further implementation of "Obamacare," the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges opened for business today.
Managing staff is a learned skill, and one for which physicians are often ill-equipped. An article published Sept. 25 in Medical Economics lays out some practical tips and advice for motivating staff to excel.
Further research is required to determine the relationship between testosterone levels and cardiovascular disease in men and to explore the risk-benefit of testosterone therapy.