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Is healthcare a collective right or individual privilege?
Is healthcare a collective right or individual privilege?We, the people, must have an open debate and come to resolution on healthcare: Is it a right or a privilege?
America’s self-inflicted opioid crisis
America’s self-inflicted opioid crisisIn the last few years, drug overdoses led by opioids have become the leading cause of accidental deaths, eclipsing that of automobile crashes and violence.
Can physicians maintain independence while working as part of a large system?
Can physicians maintain independence while working as part of a large system?Over the past 5 years, there has been a major shift in physician practice models, with fewer doctors working in the small, physician-run practices that were considered standard in years past.
Upgrade medicals devices to shut the backdoor on ransomware attacks
Upgrade medicals devices to shut the backdoor on ransomware attacksThe same MRI machines that reveal the inner workings of the human body can also expose healthcare professionals to lethal attacks by hackers who use medical devices to infect computer systems with ransomware.
Don't let patients bringing politics into the exam room give you a migraine
Don't let patients bringing politics into the exam room give you a migraineContentiousness. Rage. Hate. Political talk often becomes anything but a civil conversation, and these days, patients are bringing their politics with them into exam rooms.
This is why listing healthcare prices as a menu is dumb
This is why listing healthcare prices as a menu is dumbProviding healthcare pricing is important, but listing them in the form of a static menu is not helpful.
How do physicians care for the digitally isolated?
How do physicians care for the digitally isolated?Although some patients are already harnessing the capabilities of new and emerging technologies enabled by high-speed internet, others are missing out.
Where is precision medicine headed?
Where is precision medicine headed?Precision Medicine in Primary Care: Now And In the Future
What is the price of a medical record?
What is the price of a medical record?While all of us recognize the advantages of an electronic record in the respect of data retrieval, the risk has become greater because many practices do not secure their network.
Here’s how physicians can impact healthcare policies
Here’s how physicians can impact healthcare policiesWhile physicians are charged with directing referrals, diagnostic tests and treatment options, every physician operates under the rules, regulations and restrictions of the government, the payers and the employer.