A virtual telehealth platform is allowing a surgery program to evaluate and wait-list patients for kidney transplantation.
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Reporting on how deferred care worsened outcomes for lung cancer patients when the COVID-19 pandemic first surged in the spring of 2020, researchers from the University of Cincinnati explained that they have identified a framework that could help...
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Financial distress associated with breast cancer surgery negatively impacts psychological well-being of patients
Financial toxicity among breast cancer patients is independently associated with worse psychological well-being following a mastectomy or lumpectomy operation. However, even small improvements in financial pressure associated with treatment-related...
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American College of Surgeons calls on Congress to prevent CMS Medicare Physician Fee Schedule from taking effect
The Medicare Physician Fee Schedule released today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will harm patients and further destabilize a health care system already under severe strain from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Three health care organizations call for centralized coordinated governmental action during ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
Centralized coordinated governmental action is critical during the resurgence of COVID-19, according to three national health care organizations.
24-Nov-2020 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites
As COVID-19 cases surge again, four major health care organizations release updated guidance on maintaining essential surgery
Four major health care organizations have released an updated collaborative document on maintaining essential surgery during the ongoing pandemic.
24-Nov-2020 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites
The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion for low-income people appears to lead to earlier diagnosis of colon cancer, enhanced access to care, and improved surgical care for patients with this common cancer.
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American College of Surgeons offers recommendations and experts for interviews amid COVID-19 resurgence
The American College of Surgeons has recently released updated recommendations concerning access to surgery amid the current COVID-19 resurgence.
17-Nov-2020 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites
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