The statistics are clear: Physicians are burned out, miserable and trying to get out of the clinical practice of medicine, and women physicians are leading the pack at twice the level of burnout as their male colleagues.
What the proposed changes mean to physicians.
This month, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education will decide whether interns should be allowed the same 28-hour shifts senior residents work instead of the current, 16-hour shift maximum.
Physicians have always had to be keenly aware of changes in healthcare, from new innovations to updated approaches to patient care. But these days, palliative care internist Amy Davis, DO, is also keeping one eye on healthcare policy...
Quality means different things to different people, especially as it pertains to healthcare
Comprehensive primary care plus (CPC+) is a program with goals to provide better patient care and decrease the cost of healthcare. There are five comprehensive primary care functions that CPC+ focuses on to meet this end.
Healthcare is unique in the limits physicians have to predict practice revenue from a variety of payer models.
Physicians often find that advertisements for prescription drugs generate inappropriate demand among patients and lead to time-consuming conversations that might otherwise not be needed.
Doctors, like everyone else, are human. It’s time that we not only acknowledge that to ourselves, but to the world.
With the change in payment focusing on quality medicine instead of the old-fashioned fee for service, providers better be savvy with their coding or they will lose out on the money needed to run their practices.