News tagged with doctors

AMA supports overhaul of Medicare doctors' pay

The American Medical Association says it strongly supports legislation that would change the way Medicare pays doctors, to emphasize quality care and not just sheer volume of services.

Feb 10, 2014
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Classification system for bladder cancer prognosis

Researchers at Lund University have developed a classification system to determine the prognosis for bladder cancer. It is hoped that this will prove useful for future bladder cancer research and drug development.

Jan 29, 2014
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Language a hurdle as Germany seeks foreign doctors

Germany is relying more on foreign doctors to fix a crunch in its healthcare system but a notoriously daunting language barrier is complicating patient care, with potentially disastrous results.

Jan 20, 2014
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When a doctor's visit is a guilt trip

Have you ever left a doctor's office feeling ashamed or guilty? Chances are one in two that you answered "yes," according to research from the University of California, San Diego. And what happened next? Perhaps you were ...

Jan 15, 2014
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Liechtenstein closes its only maternity ward

Liechtenstein will close its only maternity ward, where some 200 babies are born each year, after all the gynaecologists working there quit at the same time, the government said Wednesday.

Jan 15, 2014
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