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PHYSICIAN & WOMEN'S HEALTH NEWS
Doctors, nurses urge action following Hobby Lobby decision
Not many issues in American politics unite nurses, primary care physicians and specialists. The U.S. Supreme Court found one recently.
Growing shortage of clinical training sites challenges medical schools
The report chalks up the shortage, in part, to the opening of new allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, the expansion of existing schools and larger class sizes.
Doctors may soon be paid for not making you wait
More doctor pay is being tied to patient satisfaction metrics, another sign healthcare may be coming more consumer-friendly, according to a new national analysis.
The healthcare waiting game
The New York Times
One small consolation of our high-priced healthcare system — our $2.7 trillion collective medical bill — has been the notion that at least we get medical attention quickly.
Telemedicine cuts travel time for patients
The Associated Press via San Francisco Gate
Some patients in Vermont who would normally have to drive two hours for medical care can now see a doctor via telemedicine.
Should pelvic exam be skipped?
Annals of Internal Medicine
New advice urged doctors to stop performing routine pelvic exams in healthy women who aren’t pregnant and have no symptoms to warrant the exam.
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