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Allina Health doctors unionize over health system’s objections

Healthcare Dive

The certification is the latest win for doctors' unions, as momentum picks up in physician organizing.

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Should TikTok Doctors Owe Any Duty of Care Toward Their Followers?

Bill of Health

By Sarah Gabriele Doctors are now using social media platforms to spread medical knowledge and to interact with the communities that they are actively building. A recent survey showed that almost 1 in 5 Americans now turn to TikTok before their doctor for health advice.

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CMS finalizes 2024 Medicare hospital, doctor payments, 340B fix and price transparency requirements

Healthcare Dive

Regulators finalized a number of rules Thursday with sweeping implications for providers in the Medicare program, including rates for next year that doctors and hospitals slammed as insufficient.

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Restricting doctors use of WhatsApp is pointless

Digital Health News

Junior doctor Matt Farrier sometimes asks advice on medical matters from his consultant paediatrician father Martin. Like ‘every doctor in the country’ they use WhatsApp – and don’t want to stop

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How virtual care connects members to the right doctor

Healthcare Dive

A new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research, a nonprofit research organization, suggests members tend to choose healthcare systems in which their doctor is employed to avoid care interruptions.

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'I am terrified': Doctors warn lawmakers of grim health impacts from Roe reversal

Healthcare Dive

Anti-abortion laws have had a chilling effect on patient care, resulting in providers — concerned about the potential for legal action — delaying or denying in some cases life-saving services, doctors told a House committee.

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How Technology Is Modernizing The Patient-Doctor Relationship

Electronic Health Reporter

Oftentimes, the patient would turn to their doctor – a person who, curiously enough, might not have had extensive healthcare knowledge […]. The article How Technology Is Modernizing The Patient-Doctor Relationship appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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