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Many physicians work when sick, but why?
Many physicians work when sick, but why?Why do doctors feel they need to stay on the job when ill?
Best Funny Bone Comics of 2017
Best Funny Bone Comics of 2017In between the headache that is healthcare for physicians these days, Medical Economics has tried to insert some laughter into the crazy and hectic lives of our readers through our Funny Bone Comics. Click through to see which cartoons you got the most joy and laughs from this past year.
9 ways doctors have it worse than everyone else
9 ways doctors have it worse than everyone elsePhysicians face many obstacles in their quest to provide quality care to patients. Imagine if other professions had to deal with some of the same challenges.
5 ways to improve physician mental health
5 ways to improve physician mental healthThe practice of medicine in our current healthcare system is making physicians sick, with levels of burnout and mental strain increasing across every specialty.
How can physicians combat industry shortages and meet patient demands?
How can physicians combat industry shortages and meet patient demands?In the next few years, a major shortage of primary care physicians will sweep across the United States. By 2025, the number of physicians needed will fall short by 46,000 to 90,000, according to a recent study from the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Are you ready for MACRA?  Scorecards can help
Are you ready for MACRA? Scorecards can helpWith Congress attempting to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and with the president issuing executive actions to roll back portions of the ACA, some in the medical community have been wondering whether the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) also faces an uncertain future.
10 things physicians need to know about MACRA in 2018
10 things physicians need to know about MACRA in 2018CMS adds cost to MIPS score, exempts more physicians in rules for Quality Payment Program next year.
Marketing to the male patient
Marketing to the male patientMen are increasingly seeking aesthetic procedures, but they tend to learn toward specific procedures more than others. Learn more in our table-of-the-month.
My proposal to change the American healthcare system for the better
My proposal to change the American healthcare system for the betterDuring the good old days, physicians were considered the pillar of the community and the role of primary care physician (PCP) was a respected position. I'm guessing that during that time, we, the physicians, assumed the role of custodians of patients’ medical records.
Switching EHRs becoming norm in healthcare
Switching EHRs becoming norm in healthcarePhysicians changing systems due to mix of dissatisfaction and requirements of new employers