Tag: "abuses" at medical news
Wake Forest professor to evaluate managed care patient protection laws
...laws intended to protect patients against possible abuses
from managed care organizations," Hall said. "Similar proposals are pending in the federal Congress, and were a major point of controversy in the recent presidential election. This study is an opportunity to use the initial experience under state la...
Torture, ill-treatment, and sexual identity
...ive bystanders, but also as active perpetrators of abuses
citing, for example, the use by the military of apartheid South Africa of discredited therapies aimed at "repairing" homosexual orientation. Simon Lewin comments: "Efforts by human-rights organisations and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender peo...
Researchers recommend community advisory boards to prevent lapses in informed consent
...ine. While the worst examples of medical research abuses
occurred long ago in the United States and abroad,... or when subjects are not fully informed, research abuses
can occur. Since the Nuremburg Code of 1947, several organizations have worked to provide ethical gu...
Good child care not harmful, has benefits, but poor care worrisome, U.S. study reveals
... in the United States, we are not generally seeing abuses
or hostile caregivers, Phillips said. Rather, we are seeing the absence of positive and supportive interactions caregivers who more often than not fail to respond to childrens bids for attention and affection and who make few attempts to engage the ...
Human rights abuses common in southern Iraq between 1991 and 2003
...surveyed in southern Iraq report that human rights abuses
occurred among household members between 1991 and ... Medical Association (JAMA). Although human rights abuses
have been reported in Iraq, the full scope of these abuses
has not been well documented, according t...
Despite legislation, prompt payment for radiology services 'elusive goal' in New Jersey
... become prominent in managed care reform. "Payment abuses
have become so widespread that prompt payment laws have been enacted in 47 states. Despite these efforts, our study suggests that managed care companies may pocket close to $20 billion per year for unpaid claims at the expense of U.S. physicians," sa...
Authors warn of inaccuracies concerning use of race in health & social science research
...e retaining this enthusiasm, we remain wary of the abuses
of the past and the potential for genomic research to harm those who have historically been most vulnerable. We hope that by forging ahead with scientifically rigorous research and accompanying that research with deep inquiry into social, ethical, an...