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It has been said that "vulnerable populations" (elderly people, chronic patients,...) were largely affected by the Managed Care. The following article shed a light on the quality of care delivered to Medicaid patients under Managed Care. After a short description of the US Managed care experience, the specificities and difficulties (quality, adverse… (More)
This paper discusses the case of a patient who experienced adverse reactions to a local anesthetic. It reviews symptoms of adverse reactions, possible causes, patient management, and alternative anesthesia modes. The second part of the paper discusses the product leaflet information and the associated legal issues.
The objective of this article is to shed a light on the satisfaction of physicians (both primary care physicians and specialists) in the Managed Care context. Most surveys have brought in negative results. The article also analyzes the resources and the means used by physicians to express their discontent in this new era.
The following article aims at reviewing the main historical evolutions of the Managed Care in the United States of America. We will also try to gain a better understanding of the main ethical issues raised by the physicians in the Managed Care context. Those issues have raised important concerns among the population of physicians. Furthermore, we will try… (More)
The following article aims at giving some informations about the solutions that have been launched by the american hospitals in order to improve their situation. These measures appear in the context of a tougher competition. But there are a lot of uncertainties on the future on the american hospitals.