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Suboxone for pain makes sense. Why don’t more doctors prescribe it?

Many patients who end up in Suboxone treatment have chronic pain. They were originally prescribed other opiates and ended up addicted to them. Skeptics argue that is just substituting one opiate for another. But that isn’t quite accurate. More on that in a bit. In my seven years of prescribing Suboxone for opiate addiction, I… Read More »

Quorum Health's net losses climb as company plans to sell at least 5 more hospitals

Quorum Health is planning more divestitures as it tries to stabilize its financial situation on the heels of third quarter financial reporting that shows a year-over-year 8 percent drop in operating revenues and a doubling in their year-over year net losses. Quorum ended the first nine months of 2018 with a net loss of $… Read More »

AI tools based on one organization’s data may need more ‘education’

A study suggests that artificial intelligence tools used to diagnose images may need a wider range of images to train on than previously thought. The research, conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at the Mount Sinai Health System, found that AI tools trained on only one organization’s images may suffer declines in performance and… Read More »