First in utero cerebrovascular surgery success
“At 6 weeks, the infant is progressing remarkably well, on no medications, eating normally, gaining weight and is back home.”
Doc accused of impairment wins $3.7M for unproven complaint
“It’s been the worst thing that I’ve ever gone through in my entire life.”
News from the FDA/CDC
FDA clears iLet bionic pancreas insulin delivery system
Rather than entering specific carbohydrate counts, users only input whether the carbohydrate amount in the meal is “small,” “medium,” or “large...
From the Journals
Review supports continued mask-wearing in health care visits
Masks continue to lower the risk of catching the virus during medical visits.
Docs fervently hope federal ban on noncompete clauses goes through
The proposed regulation also would not only ban future noncompete agreements but also retroactively invalidate existing ones.
Medical students gain momentum in effort to ban legacy admissions
Opponents of legacy admissions say it penalizes students from racial minorities and lower socioeconomic backgrounds, hampering a fair and...
Five ways docs may qualify for discounts on medical malpractice premiums
Most states cap discounts at 25%, but some go as high as 70%.
Part-time physician: Is it a viable career choice?
“Not only are more physicians seeking part-time roles than they were 10 years ago, but more large health care systems are also offering part time...
Studies suggest ways to refine neonatal hernia management
A roundup of research from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia showed trends in ventilation strategies, cognitive development, and antibiotic use...
Surgeons, intensivists earn more than do colleagues from private insurance
On average, physicians in 18 specialties netted $1.9 million a year, according to a new AMN Healthcare report.
Luxe vacations, private jets: Medical device maker, surgeon to pay $46 million penalty in kickback scheme
“In recent years, we are seeing a trend toward holding physicians and others on the receiving end of the inducement accountable as well,”...