October 6, 2023

A New Edition of European Journal of Human Genetics Is Now Available

European Journal of Human Genetics (vol. 31, no. 8, 2023) is available online by subscription only.  Articles include: “Approaching Discussions about Genetics with Palliative Patients and their Families: A Qualitative Exploration with Genetic Health Professionals” by Stephanie White, et al. … Read More

July 21, 2023

Hospices in Four States to Receive Extra Scrutiny Over Concerns of Fraud, Waste and Abuse

(ProPublica) – Last week, regulators rolled out enhanced oversight for new hospices in Arizona, California, Nevada and Texas. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which pays for most of American hospice care, announced that this change was spurred by … Read More

June 28, 2023

‘You’re Not God’: Doctors and Patient Families Say HCA Hospitals Push Hospice Care

(NBC News) – As an industry leader, HCA’s practices are followed closely by competitors. But HCA’s profits come at a cost to patients and workers, some of its doctors and employees contend. They have cited severe understaffing and insufficient investment in facilities … Read More

May 3, 2023

A New Edition of Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy Is Now Available

Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy (vol. 25, no. 2, 2022) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “The Deception of Certainty: How Non-Interpretable Machine Learning Outcomes Challenge the Epistemic Authority of Physicians. A Deliberative-Relational Approach” by Florian Funer “Precision … Read More