As expected, and as many feared, the U.S. Supreme Court has rolled back the privacy rights of women to make their own choices about their health care in the official decision released last Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade. The decision in Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization – the Mississippi case that overturned Roe…

But you can still contest these bills or, in many cases, at least reduce what you owe, Allen said. First, ask the medical provider for an itemized bill that includes billing codes describing the care you received. If the provider is hesitant to give it to you, he said, explain that the Health Insurance Portability…

Legacy healthcare software systems are often complicated and cumbersome for providers to use, leading to less time with patients. That’s why Regard (formerly HealthTensor) developed a platform to help diagnose common medical conditions, like heart failure, COVID-19 and anxiety and depression. The Los Angeles-based startup announced today it has raised $15.3 million in Series A…

The front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. [Adobe stock photo] Days after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade’s protection of abortion rights, medical device companies are among those reassuring workers about healthcare access. Corporate communications to employees and the public at large come as trigger laws in nearly…

Children and adults may face emergency medical situations because of injuries, complications of chronic health conditions, or unexpected major illnesses in schools, and institutions should be prepared to deal with a multitude of issues, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends in an updated policy statement. The increase in the number of children with special health…

The American Medical Association is deeply disturbed by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn nearly a half century of precedent protecting patients’ right to critical reproductive health care. This is an egregious allowance of government intrusion into the medical examination room, a direct attack on the practice of medicine and the patient-physician relationship, and…

The following statement is attributable to:Jack Resneck, Jr. M.D.President, American Medical Association              “The American Medical Association is deeply disturbed by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn nearly a half century of precedent protecting patients’ right to critical reproductive health care—representing an egregious allowance of government intrusion into the medical examination room, a direct attack…

High school students interested in applying to medical school might think that their only path to medicine is by attending an undergraduate school, declaring a STEM major and having an extracurricular resume filled with medical-based volunteering and research experiences before applying to medical school. High school students interested in applying to medical school should consider…

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