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Physicians should rethink their revenue streamsWeighing new services
8 ways to make adult vaccinations profitableNew CDC guidelines suggest greater immunization rates, so practices should review programs
Are you liable for retirement plan malpractice?Most physicians in America know all about medical malpractice risks, but many are unaware of another type of liability exposure: retirement plan malpractice.
What Anthem-Cigna merger rejection means for your practice
What Anthem-Cigna merger rejection means for your practiceEarlier this month, federal judge Amy Berman Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled against the proposed $54 billion merger between Anthem and Cigna, the second- and third-largest commercial health insurers in the country.
Watch out for these HIPAA violations in online reviewsPhysicians can violate federal law simply by replying to a negative review
Is the success of physician-led ACOs sustainable?Team-based care led by doctors are outperforming the competition, but for how long?
Should physicians share their notes with patients?
Should physicians share their notes with patients?How allowing patients to read notes can strengthen the bond for a physician.
Should medical residents’ work hours be increased?
Should medical residents’ work hours be increased?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.
Top tips for physicians to deal with uncertainty
Top tips for physicians to deal with uncertaintyPhysicians 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 developments emanating from Washington, D.C.
Dipping a toe into the world that is CPC+
Dipping a toe into the world that is CPC+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.