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- Seven doctors accused of overprescribing heroin. Dyer, Owen // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/28/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7438, p483
Reports that seven drug addition specialists were accused by Britain's General Medical Council (GMC) of excessive prescribing of heroin and other drugs, and inadequate surveillance of patients. Outlook for what will be the biggest disciplinary case in the GMC's history; Background on the seven...
- Concierge Medicine. Guernsey, Diane; Freed, Janet Carlson // Town & Country;Dec2005 Special Issue, p182
The article presents information on concierge medicine, a personalized health-care service offered by PinnacleCare Corp.
- Increased use of 'hospitalists' may help cut medical costs. Bonura, Chris // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);02/11/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 34, p15
Focuses on the increasing number of physician specialists or hospitalists in New Orleans, Louisiana. Impact of hospitalist programs on health care services; Ability of the program to cut on medical costs; Plans for the application of the model at Charity Hospital.
- Coordinating medical care. ALLAN, ROBERT // Clinical Medicine;Feb2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p3
The article introduces editorials on continuity of healthcare from the onset of symptoms in the community through tertiary care of the most complex problems including one about the provision of care closer to home and its implication for the physician and another that examines the comparison...
- Concern specialist services to be lost on West Coast. Topham-Kindley, Liane // New Zealand Doctor;1/29/2014, p3
The article reports on the proposed health care model which could result in the loss of specialist medical services in West Coast, New Zealand.
- Dermatology. Meyer, Sharon // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);3/31/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 36, p5A
The article focuses on the challenges faced by the dermatology services in hospitals in New Orleans, Louisiana. According to the author, many of the hospitals and physicians across the states are not getting reimbursed for uninsured patients. She stresses the need of the government to provide...
- Palliative care --a euthanasia-free zone? Farsides, Bobbie // Journal of Medical Ethics;Jun98, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p149
Editorial. Presents information regarding the founding and development of palliative care as a discrete medical and nursing specialty by health care professionals. Public awareness of what can be achieved on by specialist palliative care workers; Definition of palliative care by the World...
- Just Released Capitation Survey Finds Predictions Of Death Were Premature. // Insurance Advocate;11/25/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 45, p34
Reports on the stability of the capitation rates in the U.S. Increase in the capitation rates in specialties; Effect of the increases on the health insurance market; Increment in the commercial per-member per-month rates.
- Unexpected changes in outpatient first attendance. Jones, Rod // British Journal of Healthcare Management;Mar2014, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p142
No abstract available.