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Payer merger bubble pops: What it means for physiciansMerger mania has ended
Despite White House shake-up, value-based pay is here to stayCommercial payers, large employers and leading provider systems across the nation have fully embraced this transformation and they will not simply revert back to the fee-for-service system of healthcare delivery and reimbursement.
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.
The secret to smart investing for physiciansThe secret to smart investing for physicians is finding your number and the right financial professional to help you reach it
How physicians can limit their risk in healthcare marketingHealthcare professionals must be careful when hiring marketers because of complex laws that could result in fines and criminal penalties.
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.
How the Docs vs. Glocks ruling affects physicians
How the Docs vs. Glocks ruling affects physiciansThe conversations doctors are allowed to have with their patients regarding guns and other firearms, if any, are the central part of a new ruling overturning most aspects of a highly controversial law that has undergone several appeals and reversals since its inception in 2011
ACP panel offers tips for easing difficult discussions with patientsPhysicians sometimes are reluctant to discuss controversial subjects with their patients. But these discussions become easier, and often produce better outcomes, when physicians explain why they are bringing up the subject, and try to understand the patient’s perspective on it.