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An organization of surgical outpatient centers recently implemented a strategy around patient-centered care, with a good deal of success.

Major developments on ICD-10 and meaningful use are just the latest news out of Washington, D.C., affecting physicians and practices.


Can't make it to MGMA15? Want to get all the news and information? In either case, these are the accounts to follow on Twitter.

8-year-old Al is in for follow-up of an ear infection, but his mother is more interested in why no hair will grow on that spot on the back of his head.

A new study at a single center in Japan found no significant differences in the rate of BRCA mutations between ovarian cancer patients with or without family histories of the mutations and recommends that BRCA1/2 testing be required for all ovarian cancer patients

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Risk does not go up with exposure to testosterone therapy over a 5-year period or according to total testosterone injections.

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Contrary to media reports, a new position statement suggested there is no compelling evidence that testosterone therapy increases or decreases cardiovascular risk.

Teams of medical specialists working toward a clear patient-stated goal, while being reimbursed for value, is the direction healthcare needs to go.

Palliative care should be provided with cancer care early in the course of illness for all patients with advanced disease, according to a new guidance statement from ASCO and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.


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