Tag: delivery of health care

‘Major Victory’ for MDs on Bill to Hold Physicians Accountable

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The board that licenses and disciplines doctors in California is failing to hold bad actors accountable, endangering patients in the process. That’s...

COVID Pivot to Telepsychiatry Offers New View Into Patients’ Lives

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When Tufts University psychiatrist Manuel Pacheco, MD, sees his patients these...

First Cybersecurity Chief of Medical Devices Takes the Reins

Kevin Fu, PhD, a pioneer in medical device cybersecurity, joined the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this year as expert-in-residence and acting director...

APA Apologizes for Past Support of Racism in Psychiatry

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has issued a formal apology for its past support of structural racism in psychiatry. The apology, issued January 18, coincided...

Post-COVID Clinics Create a One-stop Shop for Patients

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Clarence Troutman survived a two-month hospital stay with COVID-19, then went...

Pandemic-Led Changes in Healthcare Delivery Will Last: Experts

The COVID-19 pandemic has propelled rapid changes in healthcare delivery that are likely to stick around after the crisis ebbs, said representatives of Google Cloud,...

Telemedicine Boosting Access but Is Not a Panacea

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The recent surge in telemedicine services fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic...

Want to Keep Cancer Patients and Providers Safe? Here’s How

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. With careful review and some changes, cancer centers can provide effective...

Infusion Center Directors Shuffle Services in the Era of COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. It’s anything but business as usual for clinicians who oversee office-based...

CMS Loosens Telehealth, Clinician Scope-of-Practice Rules

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. To boost the capacity of frontline clinicians and facilities to fight...