Specialists caution against building MACRA on a flawed cornerstone
Andrew Slavitt, acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), recently surprised many by voicing what healthcare providers in the country had known for years: CMS� staged Meaningful Use program had outlived its usefulnes...
Oral Steroids May Be Ineffective Against Sciatica Back Pain
Prednisone, a drug commonly prescribed to treat acute sciatica � the back and leg pain caused by a herniated disk � is almost completely ineffective against the condition, a randomized trial has found.
When Allan Treadwell views patient charts on his computer, a yellow alert sometimes pops up�a handy feature that tells him when a patient is due for vaccines for hepatitis B, influenza or other ailments.