Trump administration to introduce rule allowing medical workers to deny abortions or refuse treat transgender patients - The Independent - Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 16:06

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Trump administration to introduce rule allowing medical workers to deny abortions or refuse treat transgender patients
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The rules were criticised by groups like the American Medical Association for being too broad, allowing workers to refuse services such as birth control, blood transfusions, or treatment for gay men with Aids. President Barack Obama rolled back many of ...
Trump to Aid Health Workers Who Avoid Procedures Citing ReligionBloombergQuint

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Trials confirm the use of psilocybin for depression without the "dulling" effects of traditional antidepressants - Boing Boing - Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 15:13

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Trials confirm the use of psilocybin for depression without the "dulling" effects of traditional antidepressants
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"[F]uture therapeutic work with psychedelics may consider investigating ways which enhance mystical-type experience and reduce anxiety, given the growing evidence that this serves the efficacy of the treatment model," conclude the authors. The ...

Parity? Let Them Pay Out of Pocket! - Psychiatric Times - Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 15:05

Parity? Let Them Pay Out of Pocket!
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This report was commissioned by the Mental Health Treatment and Research Institute, LLC, a non-profit subsidiary of the Bowman Family Foundation, and was released by a wide-ranging coalition of mental health and substance abuse advocacy groups ...

Hospitals, payers and docs collaborate on prior authorization - Healthcare Dive - Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 15:00

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Hospitals, payers and docs collaborate on prior authorization
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Multiple healthcare stakeholders, including the American Medical Association, American Hospital Association and America's Health Insurance Plans, are coming together to streamline prior authorization processes. Prior authorization can assure ...
AHA, AMA and Others Offer 5 Prior Authorization Reform StrategiesRevCycleIntelligence.com

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AHA, AMA and Others Offer 5 Prior Authorization Reform Strategies - RevCycleIntelligence.com - Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 14:41

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AHA, AMA and Others Offer 5 Prior Authorization Reform Strategies
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Prior authorizations create administrative burdens for providers, patients, and payers, the American Hospital Association (AHA), America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), American Medical Association (AMA), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), Blue ...
Insurer Groups Join Effort to Ease Prior Authorization NightmaresThinkAdvisor

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Hospital Impact—The case for moving to a team care model - FierceHealthcare - Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 14:24

Hospital Impact—The case for moving to a team care model
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According to research from the American Medical Association, patients want coordinated healthcare that is delivered by a physician-led team. Physicians, in turn, are responsible for finding a safe and effective way of doing so. With that in mind ...

Physicians release video to pan Anthem's emergency care policy - Foster's Daily Democrat - Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 14:10

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Physicians release video to pan Anthem's emergency care policy
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Insurers cannot reasonably expect patients to know the difference.” There is nearly a 90-percent overlap in symptoms between emergencies and non-emergencies, according to a 2013 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. “Anthem's policy ...

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Physicians release video to pan Anthem's emergency care policy - Seacoastonline.com - Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 14:05

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Physicians release video to pan Anthem's emergency care policy
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Insurers cannot reasonably expect patients to know the difference.” There is nearly a 90-percent overlap in symptoms between emergencies and non-emergencies, according to a 2013 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. “Anthem's policy ...

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Researchers identify new target for antidepressant drugs - Spectator.co.uk - Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:37

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Researchers identify new target for antidepressant drugs
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Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), the most commonly prescribed antidepressants, only work for 50 per cent of the population. A paper recently published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry identifies a protein named CK2 as a potential ...

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Medical society ready to help fight opioid epidemic - News-Press Now - Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 06:57

Medical society ready to help fight opioid epidemic
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The Buchanan County Medical Society is a division of the Missouri State Medical Association, which is, in turn, a division of the American Medical Association. All three organizations are deeply committed to improving the health of their patients and ...

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Antidepressants not always effective in people with chronic disease - Harvard Health

Antidepressants not always effective in people with chronic diseaseHarvard HealthSome antidepressants may not offer much relief for people who battle both depression and a chronic disease, according to research in the Nov. 21, 2017, Journal of the American Medical Association.

Antidepressants not always effective in people with chronic disease - Harvard Health

Antidepressants not always effective in people with chronic diseaseHarvard HealthSome antidepressants may not offer much relief for people who battle both depression and a chronic disease, according to research in the Nov. 21, 2017, Journal of the American Medical Association.

Hospital Impact—The case for moving to a team care model - FierceHealthcare

Hospital Impact—The case for moving to a team care modelFierceHealthcareAccording to research from the American Medical Association, patients want coordinated healthcare that is delivered by a physician-led team. Physicians, in turn, are responsible for finding a safe and effective way of doing so.

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