Tag: JAMA

Insurers want patients to use wearables. That could be a problem.

AUGUST 26, 2019 Andis Robeznieks Senior News Writer American Medical Association @AndisRobeznieks Digital Information Health Playbook A practical guide to implementing digital technologies that take patient care beyond the exam room. Download Now (To obtain this go to the link listed at the end of this post). Insurance companies are promoting healthy lifestyles by having…

Many doctors refusing care of people prescribed opioids

August 15, 2019 by Serena Gordon, Healthday Reporter  (HealthDay)—Folks taking opioids for chronic pain may run into trouble if they need to find a new doctor. A new “secret shopper” survey of 194 Michigan primary care clinics found that as many as four out of 10 primary care doctors would turn away patients who have…

What the JAMA Opioid Study Didn’t Find…

The following article will interest anyone who uses or should I say has used an opioid to help control their pain. I found this on the Pain News Network website, the internet address is listed below. March 10, 2018 By Roger Chriss, Columnist A recent opioid study published in the Journal Of the American Medical…