Lunch is for losers December 25, 2016By E. Michael ReismanTaking a customer service approach to practicing medicine means happier patients and physicians
In this issue
Dear President-elect Trump: It’s time to bring doctors to the table December 24, 2016By Keith L. MartinPresident-elect Donald J. Trump campaigned on a promise to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act with better health plans and healthcare for all Americans. Bill would give physicians lead on advanced illness care December 25, 2016By Joseph BurnsPhysicians, not the federal government, should decide what’s best for patients with advanced illnesses or who are close to death Locum tenens offers wellpaying change of pace work December 25, 2016By Ed FinkelAttractive to early- and late-career physicians as well as those with nomadic streak Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2017For the fourth consecutive year, Medical Economics reveals its list of obstacles physicians will face in the coming year and, more importantly, how to overcome them. Coding chronic care the right way December 25, 2016By Renee DowlingHow is “general” supervision different than “direct” supervision for chronic care management services? Healthcare 2017 means business as usual for doctors
December 25, 2016Will the healthcare industry ever catch a break? Not this year it seems.
5 ways missing a payment deadline hurts physicians December 25, 2016By April BrissetteBetween patient appointments, running a practice, trying to fit in continuing education and dealing with personal obligations, staying on top of bills can be challenging. Solving the nation's primary care shortage December 25, 2016By Charlotte HuffThe supply of primary care physicians needed to bolster the move toward quality-driven reimbursement models is becoming increasingly stretched.