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Alabama doctors want patients to know they’re still providing abortions

“For as long as we are able, we will continue to provide the full range of women’s health care,” Dr. Yashica Robinson, medical director at the Alabama Women’s Center in Huntsville, told reporters Friday, two days after the state’s Republican governor signed a law that could subject doctors who perform the procedure to 10 to… Read More »

Data breach at physician staffing firm EmCare hits 31K patients

Dive Brief: Physician staffing company EmCare has acknowledged that hackers gained access to data on about 31,000 patients, as well as about 30,000 of its employees and contractors. The company began sending notifications to those affected on Friday. Plantation, Florida-based EmCare found out about the issue after discovering that an “unauthorized third party obtained access” to… Read More »

Using medical students as admin support helps doctors care for 15% more patients an hour

Should all doctors be given SECRETARIES? Using medical students as admin support helps consultants care for 15% more patients an hour Scribes record details of the consultation, arrange tests and print paperwork In a study, the admin support reduced a patient’s emergency care stay by 19mins Cost analysis found scribes put hospitals in a ‘favourable financial… Read More »