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Medical Economics Blog

More women than ever flocking to med school
More women than ever flocking to med schoolMedical school enrollment has traditionally been dominated by men-until now.
Tips for physicians to improve their lives and careersAlexi Nazem, MD, MBA is chief executive officer and cofounder of Nomad Health, a healthcare technology startup designed to connect freelance physicians with locum tenens work. We spoke with Nazem about physicians seeking new ways to work in the medical practice
5 key factors in considering MACRA virtual groupsBefore joining or forming a virtual group to report metrics through CMS' Quality Payment Program, there are a number of issues for practices to consider.
Are payers ensuring good patient care?One of the missions of health insurance providers is to ensure patients have access to effective, quality, evidence-based care. Clinical practice guidelines support the practice of evidence-based medicine, and are typically derived from recognized scientific sources such as specialty societies and are updated annually.
Grading the Trump administration's healthcare initiatives
Grading the Trump administration's healthcare initiativesOne doc's perspective on how the White House has done when it comes to fixing healthcare.
How one practice conquered burnoutThree strategies for prevention of burnout
HIT experts: Don’t expect Silicon Valley to launch new EHRsAlthough health IT experts are excited about the possible offerings that these tech giants could deliver, they also say they don’t expect any of them to launch their own EHR products.
Your Voice: Foolish to presume doctors earn too much, others deserve more
When is appropriate to offer medical advice?
Help uninsured patients without hurting your practice
Help uninsured patients without hurting your practicePhysicians may increasingly face the predicament of wanting to provide care for patients in need while also needing to protect their practice finances.