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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.
Too many drugs: solutions to polypharmacy problemsPhysicians discuss managing prescriptions for patients with chronic, comorbid conditions
Here is the key to maintain a thriving practice
Here is the key to maintain a thriving practiceHealthcare is unique in the limits physicians have to predict practice revenue from a variety of payer models.
How to combat TV drug ads the right way
How to combat TV drug ads the right wayPhysicians often find that advertisements for prescription drugs generate inappropriate demand among patients and lead to time-consuming conversations that might otherwise not be needed.
The problem of martyrdom in medicine
The problem of martyrdom in medicineDoctors, like everyone else, are human. It’s time that we not only acknowledge that to ourselves, but to the world.