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Wayne J. Guglielmo
For 12 years, Wayne has written on health policy and related issues for Medical Economics. He also writes the magazine's "Perspective column," an analysis of developing healthcare trends. He's been a frequent contributor to Newsweek, where he helped write "Focus on Your Health." In 2001, his Medical Economics article on treating pain won a Silver Award from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors. In 2004, he won a Jesse H. Neal Editorial Achievement Award for the best how-to article from the American Business Press. In 2006, his "Behind the med-mal crisis" was a finalist in the Neal competition; that same year, it won a Gold Award for Best Special Report or Section from ASHPE. In 2007, he was part of the team that won a Neal award for best how-to series: "Adding Ancillaries." Also in 2007, he won a Silver Award from ASHPE for Best Feature Article: "Doctors: The new target in the war on drugs?"
Opinion: The presidential candidates' healthcare plans are split mostly along traditional party lines
The anemic internecine squabbles that dominated so much of the primaries have given way to a full-blown healthcare policy debate.
Family doctor boosts earnings with pay-for-performance program
This North Carolina family physician was wary of his insurance carrier's pay-for-performance program, but found the rewards—for him and his patients—were well worth the headaches.
Take your staff from good to great
Important as it is to find the right people, keeping them happy and productive is key to a successful practice.
Perspective: Private Medicare—are marketing curbs just the beginning?
CMS proposes new marketing rules for Medicare Advantage.
Challenges of large groups: Making better business decisions
We look at key business issues facing doctors in large practices and the strategies they're employing, not only to survive but to thrive.
Perspective: A mixed job report for primary care
Increasingly, primary care is one of those things Americans don't want to do.
Small practice evolution: New models go mainstream
A growing number of doctors are dedicated to keeping the small practice model alive. In using innovative strategies to keep solo or small group practices successful, they're stubbornly bucking a trend that's become familiar in recent years.
Tips for managing medical office document clutter
Clutter can impair office efficiency and even hamper revenue collection. Here's how to cure the too-much-paper bottleneck.
Perspective: Doctors to DEA: Know when to back off
The issue of prescription drug abuse and its effect on prescribing physicians is once again front and center.
Reduce liability risk when treating non-English speaking patients
Make sure you comply with antidiscrimination laws to avert legal problems.