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POLICY

Healthcare 2017 means business as usual for doctorsWill the healthcare industry ever catch a break? Not this year it seems.
Solving the nation's primary care shortage
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.
Analyzing the financial impact of the 2017 Obamacare market
Analyzing the financial impact of the 2017 Obamacare marketWe have a new president-elect who plans to repeal the Accountable Care Act and replace it with something “better.”
Dear President-elect Trump: It’s time to bring doctors to the table
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.
Is Trump good for healthcare? Not so fast
Is Trump good for healthcare? Not so fastAt first glance, physicians in private practice may assume Donald Trump will be good for healthcare.
Top 9 most talked about blogs of 2016
Top 9 most talked about blogs of 2016We’ve rounded up our nine most popular blogs, which had the most reader interaction, shares and website visits. Read on to find out which topics your colleagues couldn’t stop talking about.
Time for payment models to stop discriminating against in-home care
Time for payment models to stop discriminating against in-home careAmerican healthcare delivery is seriously dysfunctional. It takes patients about three weeks to get a doctor’s appointment, they sit in the waiting room for a long time, get 10 to 12 minutes with the doctor and then have a hefty deductible and/or copay despite paying handsomely for insurance.
Where will precision medicine go in 2017?
Where will precision medicine go in 2017?While the future of the Precision Medicine Initiative is uncertain as we enter into a new presidential term, how can we as clinicians implement tenets of precision medicine right now when treating our patients?
Physicians react to Tom Price nomination
Physicians react to Tom Price nominationDoctors' reaction to Tom Price’s nomination to HHS varies; some fear for healthcare access
Physicians retaliate against AMA on Twitter
Physicians retaliate against AMA on TwitterWhen the American Medical Association came out with a strong endorsement for the Tom Price nomination to head the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a grassroots organization took action to let the AMA know it doesn't speak for all physicians.