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Calling on the Surgeon General: What Americans Need Most

By Linda Girgis, MD, FAAFP


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By: Skeptical Scalpel

Nearly 42% of users are satisfied with their EHR systems, survey finds

Okay, what was your first reaction when you read the above headline? Mine was a tweet: “How’s this for positive spin? LOL.” Some responses to me. @cwrightmd


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By: Madhukar Kasarla, MD

Hospitals, Third Parties, and Physicians: Opposing Roles in Containing Healthcare Costs

Patients do not have carte blanche when it comes to decisions about their medical care. The type of insurance they have dictates which hospitals they must use,


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By: Skeptical Scalpel

Why public reporting of individual surgeon outcomes should not be done

  Last week Dr. Ashish K. Jha, a Harvard internist and health policy researcher, published an opinion piece in JAMA, advocating public reporting of individual surgeon outcomes

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By: Skeptical Scalpel

Why public reporting of individual surgeon outcomes should not be done

  Last week Dr. Ashish K. Jha, a Harvard internist and health policy researcher, published an opinion piece in JAMA, advocating public reporting of individual surgeon outcomes


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By: Steven C. Moore, PhD, MPH

Physical Activity & Cancer Risk

“Although some risk factors for cancer—such as heritable genetic mutations—are difficult to control, others involve modifiable lifestyle factors that may help reduce the chances of developing the


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By: Corinne R. Leach, PhD, MS, MPH

Guidelines for Managing Breast Cancer Survivors

According to national estimates, breast cancer ranks as the most common non-cutaneous malignancy among women, representing four in 10 female cancer survivors in the United States. The


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#PWChat – Pseudoscience in Medicine PART 2: Steering Patients Toward Reliable References

Join us Wednesday, October 25 at 3:00pm ET for a live, interactive tweetchat with Linda Girgis, MD, on how to steer patients toward reliable resources when it