In order to make sure you and your family are remaining in good health throughout the rest of 2013, it is important to visit your doctor. But what might be just as important is asking your doctor the “right” questions.
This important move will affect the way care is delivered nationwide.
In particular, the federal agency will relax its restrictions on the release of information about individual doctors who participate in Medicare, the $524 billion federal program for the elderly and disabled, reversing a three-decade position that doing so would violate physicians’ privacy rights.
The new partnership between St. Luke’s Hospital and Temple University has 31 students in its first year.
The Network is currently the largest independent physicians practice in Erie.
Decline of students entering medical school leaves osteopath professionals fearing physician shortage.
By the end of January, midwives who provide the same services as physicians will receive equal Medicare reimbursement rates. In addition, the Pennsylvania’s Department of Public Welfare has taken steps to collect data examining birth center’s Medicad reimbursement rates.
Pennsylvania is working to approve medical personnel identification tags to distinguish between physicians and doctorate degrees.
Most doctors exercise regularly, drink moderately, and have better cholesterol levels. They also visit fast food restaurants.
Medical school growth is at its fastest since the 1970s.