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What makes a high-risk patient, and how do we care for them?
What makes a high-risk patient, and how do we care for them?With the paradigm shift to value-based care, physicians, health plans and policy makers are all striving for a crucial goal—achieving better outcomes at lower costs
88th annual Physician Report results
88th annual Physician Report resultsThe 88th annual Medical Economics Physician Report illustrates the state of primary care today, providing information on physician income, productivity, malpractice costs and more.
The real ROI of immunizationsVaccinating my patients almost killed my practice last year. I
Marriage, children cause more burnout for female physicians
Marriage, children cause more burnout for female physiciansBy now, we know that women physicians have higher rates of burnout than their male counterparts, with increased levels of depression and suicide.
Black female physicians face challenges just doing their jobs
Black female physicians face challenges just doing their jobsWhen Melanie Gordon, MD, FACP, walks into a patient’s room at the John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County in Chicago, she’s frequently misidentified as a nurse, a dietician or someone else.
How to protect your practice when data breach hits a partnerGood cybersecurity also means protecting patient data when it’s held by a business associate
Top 4 tips for succession planningWhile retirement or a reduced role in the practice might feel like a long way off, the reality is that positioning yourself and your practice for a smooth transition takes time and thoughtful planning.
Medical home recognition revised to address physician feedbackThe National Committee on Quality Assurance aiming to streamline certification
Primary care has lost its quarterback position in patient careThere is a crisis in primary care and it’s now flowing over into the hospital when a primary care physician’s (PCP) patient is admitted.
To increase access of palliative care, turn to primary careAmerica is facing an epidemic of chronic illness.