Becoming a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) presents both opportunities and challenges for medical practices. If you’re thinking of seeking PCMH recognition or recertification, take heed of the following lessons from practices that have gone through the process.
Remote patient monitoring offers the promise of improving patient outcomes. But experts say the technology will not become truly useful until the healthcare industry figures out how to reimburse physicians appropriately, and develops best practices for using remote monitoring to treat patients with chronic conditions.
Medical Economics is proud to unveil the honorable mention entries in our 2015 Physician Writing Contest. We believe the essays exemplify what connecting with your patients is truly about, and demonstrate the levels of heart, determination, and empathy you strive to bring into every exam room, every day. Thanks for reading.
Physician compensation caps are a relatively new phenomenon but one that is likely to grow as more physicians become employees instead of independent practitioners. Here's what you need to know about them and how they could affect your career.