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More orthopedic physicians sell out to private equity firms, raising alarms about costs and quality

BY: - January 9, 2023

Dr. Paul Jeffords and his colleagues at Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics were worried about their ability to survive financially, even though their independent orthopedic practice was the largest in Georgia, with nearly 100 physicians. They nervously watched other physician practices sell out entirely to large hospital systems and health insurers. They refused to consider doing that. […]

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State begins defense of ban against gender-affirming care for minors

BY: - October 21, 2022

This article was updated at 7:35 p.m. Oct. 22, 2022, for minor edits. The trial against Arkansas’ ban of gender-affirming health care for minors recessed Friday afternoon until late November, following a morning highlighted by over two hours of closed-door testimony involving private medical information. Lawyers from Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s office began their defense […]

‘Abortion absolutely is healthcare’: U.S. House panel told as GOP pursues nationwide ban

BY: - September 29, 2022

A nationwide abortion ban would widen disparities in healthcare and drive up the maternal mortality rate, particularly among Black women, physicians and advocates told a U.S. House panel on Thursday. “Women’s progress has always been inextricably linked with the ability to control our own bodies,” Jocelyn Frye, the president of the National Partnership for Women […]