Fewer Malpractice Claims Paid in U.S.
THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of medical malpractice payments in the United States has dropped sharply since 2002, according to a new study.
Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma
THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Wearing masks made of latex and taking hayrides are among the Halloween festivities that could be risky for children with asthma, according to the American Lung Association.
Would Alternative Payment Plan Cut Medical Bills?
THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research
supports replacing the traditional way of reimbursing doctors for
care -- paying for each service provided -- with an alternative
system that gives a set amount of money to health care
organizations for patient care.