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Many Doctors Get Payments From Drug Companies, Study Shows

Posted 21 Mar 2017 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, March 21, 2017 – Many American doctors receive payments from drug companies, but few patients know about those financial ties, a new study finds. Researchers surveyed 3,500 adult patients and then checked on their doctors in Open Payments, a government website that reports drug and medical device company payments to physicians. The study found that within the previous year, 65 percent ...

Many U.S. Women Live Far From Gynecologic Cancer Care

Posted 15 Jun 2015 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, June 15, 2015 – Millions of American women have poor access to gynecologic cancer care, a new study finds. The analysis showed that 36 percent of counties in the United States are more than 50 miles from the nearest doctor specializing in ovarian, uterine and cervical cancer. About 10 percent of American women – nearly 15 million – live in those counties, researchers found. "This is ...

Ob-Gyns: Use Ultrasound to Assess Pelvic Symptoms

Posted 31 Mar 2015 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 – Ultrasound should be the first type of imaging used to assess pelvic symptoms in women, a group of U.S. experts says. Ultrasound is safer and more cost-effective than other types of imaging for these types of cases, the team of obstetricians and gynecologists wrote in an article published March 31 in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. They support an ...

Ob-Gyn Group Lists Procedures That May Not Be Needed

Posted 4 Mar 2013 by Drugs.com

SUNDAY, March 3 – Five tests and procedures that obstetricians/gynecologists and their patients should question the need for are outlined in a list released by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign. The American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation-led campaign involves about 35 medical specialty groups and is intended to ...

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