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5 facts physicians should know about Anne Schuchat
5 facts physicians should know about Anne SchuchatAn HHS spokesperson told Medical Economics that Anne Schuchat, MD, formerly principal deputy director, is now the acting director of the CDC. With a background in internal medicine, here are five other facts physicians should know about the new head of the agency.
Top 2018 challenges healthcare executives face
Top 2018 challenges healthcare executives faceExperts weigh in on the findings from Managed Healtcare Executive’s 2017 State of the Industry Survey.
Open enrollment: 7 ways Trump’s actions could impact uninsured rateThe key changes the Trump Administration has made that could make it more difficult for consumers to sign up for healthcare coverage.
Physicians fed up with ever-changing healthcare insurance marketFor the fifth consecutive year, Medical Economics will reveal its list of obstacles physicians say they face in the coming year and, more importantly, how to overcome them. As we did last year, we asked readers to tell us what challenges they face each day and where they need solutions.
Physicians respond to Trump's latest Obamacare actionHere’s what physicians from across the country had to say about the president’s latest moves.
‘Willful neglect’ of Obamacare is unsafe and unacceptablePresident Donald Trump is trying to let Obamacare disintegrate on its own
8 ways to combat politics in the exam room
8 ways to combat politics in the exam roomIt has been a rough start to 2017 when it comes to politics and healthcare. While no formal studies have been completed, many physicians say political talk with patients is increasing.
Don't let patients bringing politics into the exam room give you a migraine
Don't let patients bringing politics into the exam room give you a migraineContentiousness. Rage. Hate. Political talk often becomes anything but a civil conversation, and these days, patients are bringing their politics with them into exam rooms.
Malpractice reforms could ease physician burdensFor physicians tired of working under the constant threat of a malpractice suit, the signs of positive change are encouraging.
House healthcare bill would end coverage for 23 million by 2026About 23 million Americans would lose healthcare coverage over the next nine years if the bill recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives were to become law, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO).