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Physicians react to Trump’s new vaccination safety committee
Physicians react to Trump’s new vaccination safety committeeThe selection of vaccine skeptic Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., to head a national vaccination panel brought out some strong reactions from doctors.
Your Voice: MACRA will be the death of Medicare
Trump must listen to doctors before replacing ObamacareThe Affordable Care Act as we know it is about to meet its end.
Where is the future of primary care headed?While the transition may be rocky, primary care physicians are poised to take a leading role as care models change
Guide to understanding MACRATrying to make sense of the Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act of 2015? We're here to help.
Physicians Should Just Say ‘No’ to MACRA
Physicians Should Just Say ‘No’ to MACRAI can't recall the exact moment I crossed over from believer in today's version of the healthcare quality movement to skeptic.
Here is the PCP crisis solution and it's simple
Here is the PCP crisis solution and it's simpleThere is a primary care crisis in the United States. We know it because patients only get 8-12 minutes with their primary care physician (PCP) who interrupts them within about 18 seconds and never fully listens to them. Patients are sent for tests, given a prescription or referred to the specialist even though the PCP could—with more time—have figured out the problem without a test, prescription or referral.
Top 8 most-read articles of 2016
Top 8 most-read articles of 2016We’ve rounded up our most popular articles from the past year, and each one not only had a big impact when they were published, they continue to prove their staying power through the continued conversations they still create on social media.
Bill would give physicians lead on advanced illness care
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
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2017
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.