In today's world it's easy to share information. But that's no excuse for making no effort to ensure the info we pass along isn't bogus.
Just about every American knows that juries have the power to rule whether a defendant deserves to be convicted of a crime. What few Americans know is that a jury has legal power to disregard the facts of the case and exonerate a defendant who has broken a law the jury sees as unjust.
Not all opinions are created equal. So why do news media so often go out of their way to place those hocking scientifically unsupported fringe beliefs on the same footing as those espousing the near unanimity of the scientific community?
In a field supposedly peer-reviewed and self-correcting, there is a decided lack of transparency and dissemination when it comes to retractions. Enter Retraction Watch, which aims to change the paradigm.
When you want desperately to believe the doctor you are comfortable with, but your stomach is telling you to get a second opinion. Get a second opinion.
Terrorism has been a hot topic throughout the 21st century. But most of that talk is hot air thick enough to obscure more than it clarifies.
Very few scientists are Republicans. And it's no wonder when you consider how Republican lawmakers are walking and talking when it comes to science. But while this may be politics as usual, it's no good for any of us—including Republicans themselves.
As a diagnostic tool for the health of the American political system, Candidate Trump is just what the doctor ordered.
The U.S. talks a good game of gender equality, but a new nonprofit org says the country needs to put its money where its mouth is.
Mars is more popular than ever, with pie-in-the-sky talk of manned missions within our lifetime. But such aspirations don't come cheap. Should we really be throwing money into space when there's so much good it could do on the ground?
Only 40% of clinical diagnoses as the cause of death are confirmed by pathology at autopsy. Therefore, doctors tend to be wrong more than half of the time, yet never in doubt.
Best Doctors provides an innovative employee health benefit that is improving the quality and cost of healthcare. When faced with important medical decisions, Best Doctors members have access to world-class medical expertise, so they can be absolutely sure they have the right diagnosis and the right treatment.
CancerOpinions.com is the leader in cancer second opinions. We are a network of elite cancer specialists hand-picked from across the United States to deliver expert cancer guidance to cancer patients who otherwise would not have access to this level of expert care.
Second opinion on back pain can be an excellent tool in a patient''s treatment arsenal. A fresh viewpoint can help to make an accurate diagnosis of the actual condition causing the pain. If at all possible, every patient should get at least 2 medical opinions before beginning ANY treatment for back pain.
For more than 20 years, the Dartmouth Atlas Project has documented glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States. The project uses Medicare data to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local markets, as well as hospitals and their affiliated physicians. This research has helped policymakers, the media, health care analysts and others improve their understanding of our health care system and forms the foundation for many of the ongoing efforts to improve health and health systems across America.
Debate.org is a free online community and social networking site dedicated to people who like to debate online and read the opinions of others.
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People are often treated well by their standard physicians—that is, as long as the medical issues they experience are general in nature. The problem occurs when people need to see a specialist. What if they have a particular form of pancreatic cancer, or a highly unusual back problem? When this happens, people may get the right diagnosis—but are they getting the right treatment, the kind informed by state-of-the-art care and technology?
Unbiased facts. Informed opinions. Our mission is to provide accurate, accessible information about health care to the public, practitioners, journalists, students, managers and policy makers; to be a forum for thoughtful deliberation about Canada’s health care systems; and to increase the frequency with which health system leaders use evidence and informed public input when making policy and management decisions.
IMEDVIEW, Inc. offers an expansive array of services, including, but not limited to: Independent Medical Examinations (also referred to as an IME, second opinion evaluations, third party exams), disability examinations, physicals, return to work evaluations, record reviews, peer reviews and diagnostic film reviews. All IME and Medical review findings are documented through our distinguished narrative medical reports.
Johns Hopkins Medicine International's remote medical second opinion program allows you to consult with a Johns Hopkins specialist without getting on a plane to confirm your diagnosis, review your current treatment plan and discuss possible treatments at Johns Hopkins.
Are you concerned about the healthcare you or someone you know is receiving or received in the past? If your care was not appropriate and it caused injury, our team of physicians can provide a free review.
Medical Assessment and Consultation (MAC) provides extensive and individualized consultative services in the field of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine directly to patients and other health care consumers in order to fully evaluate and explain their pathology and laboratory reports, results and concerns.
Medical-Opinion brings together patients and medical experts for the provision of remote medical opinions and medical diagnosis.
MediGuide, along with its sister company MediGuide.com, Inc., provides access to expert medical advisory services around the world. Some thirty years ago, one of the founders of MediGuide.com created International SOS. Now operating in over 160 countries, SOS provides emergency medical assistance and counts over 400 of the Fortune 500 companies among its customers. The idea for MediGuide.com was born of those experiences. Today, MediGuide and International SOS are separate companies."
The following links provide more information about the eCleveland Clinic program. For information about the features and benefits of eCleveland Clinic, see the Backgrounder. For information on security and confidentiality, see the Fact sheets section.
When you are faced with decisions regarding a new diagnosis or treatment plan, having another expert opinion is the first step towards getting the care you need.
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At Reviews.com, we seek to uncover the truth about the industries and products we review.
Before you and your staff undertake a case, ask Second Opinion. We will work with you to evaluate the merits of a case, assessing the degree of liability and damages, using our extensive experience gained working with insurance carriers. We understand what insurance companies are doing and how they think.
Ever wonder what doctors whisper about when you're not in the room? Find out each week on Second Opinion.
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