Social media fuelling rise in complaints against doctors: Study

A rise in complaints against doctors has reflected the role of social networking sites and negative press coverage of the medical profession, according to a new report commissioned by the General Medical Council (GMC). Official complaints against the …
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Doctors told to cut more to earn more

Innumerable scans and tests, opinions from various super-specialty doctors and room-related tariffs are passe. The latest trend in almost all leading Bangalore hospitals is putting its senior surgeons on target-linked remuneration. It means that days of …
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Doctors say new rules will worsen physician shortage

Many specialists are balking at what they say are onerous new rules to get recertified, warning the demands will force some physicians out of practice at a time when the nation faces a shortage. Doctors say the new requirements have made maintaining …
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Doctors Can Help Identify Child Sex Trafficking in US

Child sex trafficking crimes occur every day in the United States, and doctors can play a role in identifying victims, getting them care and ultimately preventing such crimes, researchers say. Any sexual activity with a minor in exchange for money or …
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Check Doctors’ Vitals, Before They Check Yours

Americans consider insurance and a good bedside manner in choosing a doctor, but will that doctor provide high-quality care? A new poll shows that people don’t know how to determine that. Being licensed and likable doesn’t necessarily mean a doctor is up …
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Bottlenecks in Training Doctors

The new head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Sloan Gibson, told a Senate committee last week that he needed $17.6 billion over the next three years to hire some 1,500 doctors, 8,500 nurses and other clinicians to reduce the unconscionably long …
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Busy Doctors, Wasteful Spending

OF all the ways to limit health care costs, perhaps none is as popular as cutting payments to doctors. In recent years payment cuts have resulted in a sharp downturn in revenue for many hospitals and private practices. What this has meant for most …
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