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Healthcare

Are Health Care Antiseptics Safe and Effective for Medical Professionals?

May 27, 2015 News

The FDA asks for new data on the safety and efficacy of antiseptics used in hospitals and other health care settings.

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Electronic Medicare Cards Could Reduce Fraud, Improve Care

May 25, 2015 News

GAO report suggests replacing paper Medicare cards with newer technology.

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How Health Care Providers View Meaningful Use

May 14, 2015 Analysis

Researchers assess providers’ views on government incentives for electronic health records.

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Regulating the Intersection of Health Care and Gun Control

Mar 2, 2015 Opinion

If more health information should be disclosed, federal and state laws should mandate disclosure.

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Balancing Medical Privacy and Public Safety

Feb 23, 2015 Opinion

HHS letter clarifies HIPAA’s Privacy Rule and may have the potential to reduce gun violence.

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New Program Will Help Veterans Gain Timely Access to Medical Care

Dec 24, 2014 News

The VA establishes a temporary program to make it easier for veterans to obtain medical care.

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There is More to Mandatory Disclosure than Meets the Eye

Oct 27, 2014 Opinion

"Targeted transparency" can help achieve regulatory and regulated entity goals.

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Interstate Medical Licensure and Emergency Response

Oct 20, 2014 Opinion

Adoption of new model legislation could improve medical response to public health crises and disasters.

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Inflating Civil Penalties

Apr 2, 2014 News

FDA adjusts maximum civil money penalties to account for inflation.

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What is the Future for Genetic Testing and Personalized Medicine?

Feb 6, 2014 Analysis

FDA declares personalized medicine “has clearly arrived.”

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