Families anxiously await fate of CHIP; Congress has yet to renew funding for child insurance program

Maria Guerrero's four children receive a variety of services from the Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Center -- counseling for obsessive compulsive disorder and adolescence issues for her teens, plus occupational, physical

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Liberating Telemedicine

One of the most promising areas of medical innovation is the expansion of telemedicine, where medical professionals treat patients across great distances using electronic communications. A significant barrier to the widespread use of telemedicine is the requirement that physicians obtain licenses from each state in which their current or potential patients are, or may be, located. To overcome this and to liberate ...

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Counting the costs: U.S. hospitals feeling the pain of physician burnout

By Julie Steenhuysen ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Reuters) - Dr. Brian Halloran, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, starts planning his garden long before spring arrives in southeast Michigan. Hospitals such as St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor have been investing in programs ranging from yoga classes

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Liberating Telemedicine: Options to Eliminate the State-Licensing Roadblock

One of the most promising areas of medical innovation is the expansion of telemedicine, where medical professionals treat patients across great distances using electronic communications. A significant barrier to telemedicine is the requirement that physicians obtain licenses from each state in which their current or potential patients are, or may be, located. The best option is to eliminate government licensing of...

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