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|Article Type:||Brief article|
Physician services utilization
(Laws, regulations and rules)
Health care reform (Laws, regulations and rules)
Decision-making (Laws, regulations and rules)
Decision-making (Health aspects)
|Publication:||Name: The Hastings Center Report Publisher: Hastings Center Audience: Academic; Professional Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Biological sciences; Health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2010 Hastings Center ISSN: 0093-0334|
|Issue:||Date: May-June, 2010 Source Volume: 40 Source Issue: 3|
|Topic:||Event Code: 970 Government domestic functions; 930 Government regulation; 940 Government regulation (cont); 980 Legal issues & crime Advertising Code: 94 Legal/Government Regulation Computer Subject: Government regulation|
|Persons:||Named Person: Obama, Barack|
|Geographic:||Geographic Scope: United States Geographic Code: 1USA United States|
President Obama's Groundbreaking Order on Hospital Visitation
By Carol Levine
The changes President Obama calls for in his April 15 memorandum are groundbreaking, but anyone who might be vulnerable to being excluded as a hospital visitor or substitute decision-maker should be prepared to be a forceful advocate. Culture change takes a long time.
Overturning Health Reform: A Cautionary Tale
By Wendy E. Parmet
A judicial defeat of health care reform, especially by the Supreme Court, would require reversing or at least questioning much of the settled precedent on which our post-New Deal jurisprudence stands.
Also: Susan Hawthorne analyzes the newly proposed options for changing ADHD's diagnostic criteria for DSM-V; Dhruv Khullar explains why you can't trust Vitaminwater; Ann E. Mills and Patti M. Tereskerz look at the uncertain future of gene patents; and Ross White wonders why so many Republicans are all of a sudden opposed to individual mandates.
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