Nothing ever makes me feel more empathy for those we care for than my own occasional reluctant forays into our American healthcare pseudo-system. I just walked a mile in somebody else’s figurative...
Feds ask for mental health clarifications in light of HIPAA rules
Apr 23, 2013
The federal government is asking how changes for HIPAA rules might impact states reporting information about patients’ mental health conditions, and whether they should be allowed to purchase a gun.
HHS announces private-public alliance to improve transition of care
Apr 13, 2011
Health and Human Services Department Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the creation of a new private-public alliance called Partnerships for Patients yesterday, saying it has the potential to prevent...
New guidelines released for hospice patients with defibrillators
May 17, 2010
New guidelines covering implanted defibrillators in terminal patients should help patients, doctors and hospice caregivers decide how to proceed with end-of-life treatments, experts say.