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POLICY

How should we define quality care?
How should we define quality care?Quality means different things to different people, especially as it pertains to healthcare
Dipping a toe into the world that is CPC+
Dipping a toe into the world that is CPC+Comprehensive primary care plus (CPC+) is a program with goals to provide better patient care and decrease the cost of healthcare. There are five comprehensive primary care functions that CPC+ focuses on to meet this end.
Your Voice: MACRA will fail... and here's whyMACRA will fail...and here's why
New law makes doctors 'gatekeepers' of new drug usesThe 21st Century Cures Act signed into law late last year will place a greater onus on doctors to monitor and report results for new indications of previously approved drugs.
Why do doctors ignore hospital rankings?Some experts think physicians rely too much on personal connections and reputations when admitting patients
Here's why membership medicine is gaining physician attention
Here's why membership medicine is gaining physician attentionPatients pay fees for bundle of services instead of—or in addition to—going through insurance
How to combat TV drug ads the right way
How to combat TV drug ads the right wayPhysicians often find that advertisements for prescription drugs generate inappropriate demand among patients and lead to time-consuming conversations that might otherwise not be needed.
Replacing Obamacare not an easy path for new administration
Replacing Obamacare not an easy path for new administrationDismantling Obamacare was a campaign promise that President Donald Trump intends to keep.
Physicians have fought against fake news for yearsYou may blame it for the results of the presidential election. You may see it as the byproduct of the Internet run amok.
MACRA cuts back health IT criteria for physicians
MACRA cuts back health IT criteria for physiciansMedicare reimbursement reform efforts bring pros and cons for healthcare technology use