Should CMS Have More Power to Deny Clinicians’ Participation in Medicare?
Starting in 2020, CMS will have the power to deny physicians’ participation based on “demonstrated cases of patient harm,” however, various medical groups claim the criteria are “vague and subjective.” Are you for or against CMS’ new revocation authority?

Last Answered: 3 hours ago

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Should Patients Purchase Discounted Medical Imaging Services Through Groupon?
Groupon deals offer discounted access to imaging services, but some healthcare providers worry that these deals may expose patients to unnecessary testing and radiation. Are you for or against patients using discounted medical services through Groupon?

Last Answered: 9 hours ago

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Should Pharmacists Fill the Gap in Pneumococcal Vaccination?
Due to accessibility, pharmacists are positioned to fill the gap in pneumococcal vaccination. This will require vigilant patient screening and staying up-to-date on ACIP recommendations. Are you for or against pharmacy-driven pneumococcal vaccination?

Last Answered: 23 hours ago

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Should Family Members Be Allowed in the ICU When a Person Codes?
It has been standard practice to send relatives away when a person codes in the ICU because they may interfere, but new research shows that relatives do not distract the medical team. Are you for or against allowing relatives in the ICU during CPR?

Last Answered: 23 hours ago

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Should Physicians Request Access to Investigational Drugs Through the Right to Try Pathway?
The Right to Try Act may provide easier access to experimental drugs for those with serious diseases, but some argue that Expanded Access is safer for patients. Are you for or against using Right to Try to access investigational drugs for your patients?

Last Answered: 23 hours ago

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Should Physicians Hire Family Members to Work in Their Practices?
Physicians often recruit family members to work in their practices, and although this arrangement is frequently successful, it may also create tension, impact office culture, and cause financial problems. Are you for or against hiring family members?

Last Answered: 23 hours ago

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Should You Advise Your Patients to Limit Red Meat Consumption?
Experts have long advised the public to limit red meat intake. However, a new study has led researchers to recommend that adults continue current red meat consumption. Are you for or against advising your patients to limit their red meat consumption?

Last Answered: 23 hours ago

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Should Physicians Accept Payments or Meals From Drug and Device Companies?
A recent report found that in 2018, drug and device industry payments to doctors totaled $9.35 billion, but fewer doctors took payments due to their employer’s policies. Are you for or against accepting payments or meals from drug and device companies?

Last Answered: 23 hours ago

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Should Patients With Cancer Receive Tests Results Through an Online Patient Portal?
Online portals allow patients to quickly access test results, but some providers worry about the potential harms of releasing test results without oversight. Are you for or against releasing test results to patients with cancer via an online portal?

Last Answered: 23 hours ago

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Do Punitive Policies Against Drinking During Pregnancy Do More Harm Than Good?
A recent study found that despite good intentions, harsh policies against alcohol during pregnancy lead to higher rates of adverse birth outcomes and more drinking in pregnancy. Are you for or against punitive policies against drinking during pregnancy?

Last Answered: 23 hours ago

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