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health law and policy

Is America’s Harvest Box a good idea?The USDA’s plans to ship pre-filled food boxes to Americans is well-intentioned, but has its flaws as well.
The no. 1 disease at your office isn’t clinicalNew physician survey sheds light on physician burnout—an epidemic that affects you and your patients.
5 ways to let LGBTQ patients know that respect awaits them at your officeHere are five ways physicians can make clear that LBGTQIA patients will be treated with the same respect and high-quality care any other patients receive.
Don't implode EHR use, improve itHealthcare is not returning to paper, so rather than complain about the digital obstacles in their way, physicians should put that energy into meaningful change.
Physicians face punishment for speaking out about non-physician careThe last thing Steven Maron, MD, expected when he was called into his administrator's office was to be fired.
Why medicine needs to intervene in the opioid crisisWe spoke with ChangeMaker John Hsu, MD, a California-based anesthesiologist on the need to intervene in the opioid crisis.
Why healthcare needs to intervene in the opioid crisisWe spoke with ChangeMaker John Hsu, MD, a Whittier, California-based anesthesiologist, on the need to intervene in the opioid crisis.
ACO Improvement Act aims to reduce barriers to better careA bill with bipartisan support in Congress would not only change how Medicare assigns patients to physicians in accountable care organizations (ACOs), but also help patients afford their care and foster use of telemedicine.
The fight against paint-by-number medicinePhysicians constrained when payers put cost above care
A short-term route to long-term disaster for patients and physiciansThe message is if you can’t kill Obamacare, you can essentially break its spirit.