News tagged with journal of general internal medicine

Health reform fails the disadvantaged

A new study looking at the effects of the 2006 Massachusetts Health Reform on access to care, health status and ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in healthcare, shows that the legislation has led to improvements in insurance ...

Sep 09, 2010 1 / 5 (1) 0

New medics in death spike

Are new medical residents a threat to patients? According to Dr. David Phillips and Gwendolyn Barker from the University of California, San Diego in the US, fatal medication errors peak in July in teaching hospitals in particular, ...

Jun 02, 2010 4 / 5 (1) 0

Race for new hips

A recent study by researchers at the VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, suggests that patient treatment preferences play an important role in racial disparities in total joint ...

Jun 01, 2010 not rated yet 0