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Innovative solutions for tackling the opioid crisis
Innovative solutions for tackling the opioid crisisThe skyrocketing number of Americans dying from opioid overdoses has physicians, public health officials and politicians scrambling for ways to stem the epidemic.
Shining light in a dark place
Shining light in a dark placePamela Wible wants physicians to start talking about the issue of doctor suicides
Don't MOC him
Don't MOC himTired of preparing for a Maintenance of Certification (MOC) test that didn’t reflect his skills or what he practiced on a daily basis, Paul Teirstein, MD, set out to create an alternative to the process.
Fostering the next generation of physicians
Fostering the next generation of physicians"People always ask me where I find the time, but you know what, I make the time to teach these students."
This is why shared decision-making is crucial for patient outcomesMedical Economics recently spoke with Peter Goldbach, MD, chief medical officer with Health Dialog, a provider of population health management services, on the importance of shared decision-making in medical care and improving patient outcomes.
Physicians must care for themselves to truly help others
Physicians must care for themselves to truly help othersFive steps for physicians to start putting their health first.
Penalizing doctors for pharma ties is a misguided overreach of powerSometimes when trying to fix one problem, you end up creating many, many more.
Your Voice: The ‘false promise’ of EHRs a major barrier to quality patient care
This is why value-based care is not going away this yearValue-based care has maintained broad support, even in the highly partisan atmosphere in Washington
Keys to improve clinical documentationRecognition of the pivotal role that outpatient clinicians and documentation play in meeting value-based care objectives is driving support for clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs in the physician practice setting.