Negotiations have broken down over rate increases for Tufts. Blue Cross says those increases would amount to double-digits for the medical center.
Every child should be tested for high cholesterol by age 11 so steps can be taken to prevent heart disease later on, a panel of doctors urged Friday in new advice that is sure to be controversial.
By having patients fill out a Mutual Agreement to Maintain Privacy form, physicians are now able to obtain copyrights to patient reviews.
More than half of all primary care physicians in Massachusetts are no longer accepting new patients, according to a new survey on patient health care access.
Some Rhode Island lawmakers are looking to outlaw illegible writing by physicians.
Doctors taking on new patients are increasingly harder to find. WBZ’s Jon Keller reports.
The last thing someone going into surgery would ever consider is the possibility their doctor or nurse could be high on drugs. But it happens, sometimes with devastating consequences.
There’s been a lot of attention on the arrival of the H1N1 vaccine in our area, but what about the regular, seasonal flu vaccine. Some doctors in our…
Laura Hope Smith was 22 years old and 13 weeks pregnant when she went to see a Cape Cod doctor for an abortion. She was pronounced dead later that day.
Two years after passing a law that required medical companies to disclose their gifts to doctors, Massachusetts legislators may now strike it down.