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Shriner's Hospital for Children to end inpatient care at Tampa facility, layoff some staff

Courtesy: Shriner’s Hospital for Children-Tampa The Shriners Hospital for Children will end inpatient care their Tampa facility, citing changes in the demand for services and a national trend toward outpatient care. The Tampa hospital will still offer clinic visits, rehabilitation, wheelchair services and clinic visits for prosthetics/orthotics. The conditions they treat will also remain the… Read More »

How the war on opioids has harmed some patients

In a recent article for Pain Medicine News, “4 Steps Every Provider Must Take Before Prescribing an Opioid,” two lawyers detail the voluminous documentation doctors must collect and maintain to protect themselves against all these new anti-opioid rules. When even so many doctors don’t understand chronic pain, it’s no surprise that lawyers don’t either. They… Read More »