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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.
Physician predictions for 2017
Physician predictions for 2017Physicians from across the nation look into the future to predict what the coming year might bring for healthcare.
Most noteworthy physician quotes of 2016
Most noteworthy physician quotes of 2016In the annals of healthcare, the year 2016 surely will stand out. Read on for the top quotes of 2016 from the pages of Medical Economics.
Key considerations for implementing a chronic care management programCare for chronically ill patients represents the most expensive segment of Medicare, with more than 93% of spending going to those with multiple chronic conditions.
Physicians can’t serve patients aloneFace it: Patients today are OK with not seeing a physician when it comes to their care.