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Keith L. Martin
6 steps to avoid a health IT outage
6 steps to avoid a health IT outage
When an IT emergency strikes medical practices, there’s a small window to avoid big losses of time and money, so it’s best to have a plan in place.
To give care to others, physicians shouldn’t be afraid to get help
Four out of 10 U.S. physicians reported they would be reluctant to seek formal medical care for treatment of a mental health condition for fear of repercussions to their licensure
Collaboration with doctors essential for EHRs to live up to their potential
More than eight years and $27 billion dollars later, electronic health records (EHRs) can at best be called a moderate success.
Physicians deserve more recognition for their hard work and dedication
Medical Economics is announcing its first-ever “ChangeMakers in Medicine” award.
Physicians—not the government—should lead fight against opioid abuse
In the national opioid epidemic, there is plenty of finger pointing as to who deserves the most blame.
‘Willful neglect’ of Obamacare is unsafe and unacceptable
President Donald Trump is trying to let Obamacare disintegrate on its own
Tips for improving physician-pharmacist relations
Medicare payment reform offers added incentives for making pharmacists part of a patient’s care delivery team.
Physicians should partner with pharmacists to battle quality metrics
From identifying alternative prescriptions covered at a lower cost by a patient’s plan to serving as an educator on disease management, pharmacists can play a huge role in aiding patient care.
Physicians, patients must unite for major healthcare change
For physicians, the main concern isn’t deciphering what a payer—government or commercial—feels is “quality” or collecting the data to prove the metrics are being met. The overarching question is whether this is really good for patients.
How can doctors cure America’s ‘sickness’?
Doctors can play a key role in addressing the ills of healthcare in the U.S., according to journalist and physician Elisabeth Rosenthal