Tag: Wisconsin

Hospitals Sued Patients Over Medical Debt Through the Pandemic

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US deaths from heart disease and diabetes climbed amid COVID

The US saw remarkable increases in the death rates for heart disease, diabetes and some other common killers in 2020, and experts believe a big...

Docs Suffer From Noncompete Clauses: Any Hope for Change?

When Traci Purath, MD, a Wisconsin neurologist, decided to leave the health system where she worked and go into private practice in 2012, she faced...

Wisconsin Hospital Replaces All Anesthesiologists With CRNAs

Watertown Regional Medical Center in Wisconsin has replaced all of its anesthesiologists with certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs), sparking outrage on social media and reigniting...

COVID-19 Bill Would Scale Up Ability to Spot Virus Mutations

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. scientists would gain vastly expanded capabilities to...

Wisconsin Pharmacist Thought Vaccine Was Unsafe

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin pharmacist convinced the world was...

Election challenge not over yet, says Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Sunday said that his fight to challenge the results of the November 3 presidential polls is “not over,” even...

Palbociclib Disappoints in HR+, HER2– Breast Cancer

The CDK4/6 inhibitor palbociclib provides no significant benefit in patients with hormone receptor–positive (HR+), HER2-negative primary breast cancer, according to first results from the PENELOPE-B...

Trump looks past Supreme Court loss to new election lawsuit

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said Wednesday that his campaign will join an improbable case before the Supreme Court challenging election results in Pennsylvania and other...

Donald Trump loves to win but keeps losing election lawsuits

For a man obsessed with winning, President Donald Trump is losing a lot. He’s managed to lose not just once to Democrat Joe Biden at...

Wisconsin: Wisconsin governor calls Donald Trump’s lawsuit an ‘assault’

Madison (US): President Donald Trump‘s attempt to overturn Wisconsin’s election results by tossing ballots only from the state’s two most heavily Democratic counties is an...

Homeless Shelters Grapple With COVID Safety as Cold Creeps In

By Giles Bruce Monday, November 16, 2020 (Kaiser News) — CHICAGO — Ben Barnes has slept in abandoned buildings, hallways and alleys. For...

Joe Biden gets closer to a White House bid as more votes are being counted

By Mark Landler and Marc Santora Joe Biden stood on the threshold of the U.S. presidency in the early hours of Friday, seizing a slim...

What we know about the vote in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania

By Nick Corasaniti, Astead W. Herndon and Jeremy W. Peters The so-called blue wall states — Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania — were long expected to...

Biden leads Trump in battleground Wisconsin; U.S. election still undecided

WILMINGTON, DEL./WASHINGTON: Democrat Joe Biden held a narrow lead in Wisconsin on Wednesday after officials completed their vote count in the pivotal state, a major...

Clinicians Incensed by Trump’s Claim They’re Inflating COVID Numbers

Medical groups and the clinicians they represent are criticizing President Donald Trump for his claim that their drive for reimbursement for COVID treatment may have...

US Elections 2020: Huge absentee vote in key states favors Democrats so far

By Reid J. Epstein, Nick Corasaniti and Stephanie Saul In Madison, Wisconsin, thousands of people have gone to parks to deliver their ballots during Saturday...

Chronic, Preventive Care Fell as Telemedicine Soared During COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. As the COVID-19 pandemic drove down the number of primary care...

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,...

Democrats oppose Trump Wisconsin visit, president says ‘strength’ only answer

WASHINGTON: Democrats said Donald Trump should not visit the Wisconsin city where protests erupted last week after a Black man was shot in the back...

Algorithm Predicts QoL From Patient’s Chart

A machine-learning algorithm can use demographic, symptomatic, and clinical data to accurately predict the health-related quality of life (QOL) of patients with kidney stones, new...

As U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 51,000, handful of states move toward reopening

ATLANTA (Reuters) – With the U.S. coronavirus death toll topping 51,000 and nearly one in six workers out of a job, Georgia, Oklahoma and several...

Georgia forges ahead with reopening despite disapproval of Trump, pandemic experts

ATLANTA (Reuters) – Georgia pushed ahead with its plan to become the first U.S. state to allow an array of merchants to reopen on Friday...

COVID-19 Exposes Potential Gaps in PPE Training, Effectiveness

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. With COVID-19 case numbers exploding, an overshadowed aspect of the personal...