December 2016 Cover-18.jpg
Lunch is for losersTaking a customer service approach to practicing medicine means happier patients and physicians
Your voice: Mostashari’s DPC take is ‘absurd’
Dear President-elect Trump: It’s time to bring doctors to the tablePresident-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 carePhysicians, 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 workAttractive 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 wayHow is “general” supervision different than “direct” supervision for chronic care management services?
Healthcare 2017 means business as usual for doctorsWill the healthcare industry ever catch a break? Not this year it seems.
5 ways missing a payment deadline hurts physiciansBetween 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 shortageThe supply of primary care physicians needed to bolster the move toward quality-driven reimbursement models is becoming increasingly stretched.