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02/10/2020 - 3:00am

For decades, scores of courts have observed that "the truly ideal solution" for medical treatment disputes is for parties to "resolve their differences privately, on their own, with the aid of medical and clerical advice, and not have to resort to expe...

02/10/2020 - 3:00am

For decades, scores of courts have observed that "the truly ideal solution" for medical treatment disputes is for parties to "resolve their differences privately, on their own, with the aid of medical and clerical advice, and not have to resort to expensive and arduous legal proceedings."

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02/09/2020 - 3:00am

In early October 2019, clinicians at Manchester University Hospital determined that Midrar Namiq was dead. But, more than four months later, he is still in the hospital.

At the end of January 2020, the High Court ruled that clinicians could ...

02/09/2020 - 3:00am

In early October 2019, clinicians at Manchester University Hospital determined that Midrar Namiq was dead. But, more than four months later, he is still in the hospital.

Interestingly, the relevant guidance from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) identifies brain death as an example of a circumstances "where it may be appropriate to consider limitation of treatment." But this permissive language erroneously suggests that it might be in a child's best interest to receive treatment after being determined dead....

02/09/2020 - 3:00am

In early October 2019, clinicians at Manchester University Hospital determined that Midrar Namiq was dead. But, more than four months later, he is still in the hospital.

At the end of January 2020, the High Court ruled that clinicians could ...

02/08/2020 - 1:16pm

Mrs. Justice Lieven has now posted the reasons for her December 2019 declaration that had been sought by Rotherham NHS Trust in the case of 2-month-old Baby X.

Baby X was born with hydraencephaly, meaning that some of his brain was not fully formed. T...

02/08/2020 - 1:16pm

Mrs. Justice Lieven has now posted the reasons for her December 2019 declaration that had been sought by Rotherham NHS Trust in the case of 2-month-old Baby X.

Baby X was born with hydraencephaly, meaning that some of his brain was not fully formed. T...

02/08/2020 - 1:16pm

Mrs. Justice Lieven has now posted the reasons for her December 2019 declaration that had been sought by Rotherham NHS Trust in the case of 2-month-old Baby X.

02/07/2020 - 2:12pm

by Keisha Ray, Ph.D.

Like others in our WebMd culture I often go to the internet to research my symptoms, looking for possible solutions. When a physician gives me a medical diagnosis I will often go to the internet and research the diagnosis. The internet was particularly helpful when I fractured my ankle and when I was going through dermatological therapies. While I was going through therapies for these injuries and disorders what I found was that the internet’s greatest contribution was its communities of people who had some of the same experiences as myself.…

02/07/2020 - 9:27am

It has always been financially rewarding for doctors to take care of rich patients. People with more money…well, they have more money to spend on healthcare. But shouldn’t this more money/higher payment relationship go away in Medicare? It doesn’t, and some recent payment reforms may be making matters worse. (To read the rest of the […]

The post Medicare Pays More Money To Doctors Taking Care Of Rich Patients. Here’s Why. appeared first on Peter Ubel.