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88th annual Physician Report: Ambivalence wreaking havoc in primary care
88th annual Physician Report: Ambivalence wreaking havoc in primary careThe findings of the latest Physician Report reflect the sense of ambivalence among many primary care physicians regarding their chosen profession.
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.
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.
Congress swings and misses on healthcare reform efforts
Congress swings and misses on healthcare reform effortsI have loved baseball for as long as I can remember, but as I get older, I have the same problems with those who play our national pastime that I have with our national representatives in government.
The key to making virtual visits a digital success
The key to making virtual visits a digital successPatients seek digital connections
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
ABIM touts certification to restore patient trust
ABIM touts certification to restore patient trustMOC changes gives physicians more flexibility, ABIM officials say
ACP urges collaborative action to put patients before paperwork
ACP urges collaborative action to put patients before paperworkInternists detail recommendations to reduce the burdens of EHRs, quality metrics and more