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Judge says apologies can't be used in malpractice suits
Judge says apologies can't be used in malpractice suitsThe Ohio Supreme Court recently ruled that an apology by a medical provider that includes an admission of liability cannot be admitted as evidence in a civil lawsuit against the provider.
How physicians can respond to workplace sexism
How physicians can respond to workplace sexismStudies show that most women physicians—52% in one study and 75% in another—have been sexually harassed at some point in their career by patients.
Optometry Times names new chief optometric editorBenjamin P. Casella, OD, FAAO, has been named as chief optometric editor of Optometry Times. He succeeds Ernest L. Bowling, OD, FAAO, who held the position for five years.
Bundled pricing is the only true transparency in healthcare
Bundled pricing is the only true transparency in healthcarePrice transparency is the current and growing buzzword in healthcare.
ODs: Rulers of the Land of Presbyopia
ODs: Rulers of the Land of PresbyopiaWe often perform cataract surgery with near vision correction, using monovision or presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses (IOLs). These folks are typically happy despite having mild residual refractive error. Something magically happens between that patient getting glasses that she “just cannot wear, at all” and getting cataract surgery. Let’s follow that patient’s path.
Are physician incomes falling?
Are physician incomes falling?Physician incomes have been a topic of controversy for years, with physician compensation being criticized as one of the leading causes of high health care costs.
This is how CPC+ impacted my physician practiceThe new model for primary care in America, has contributed to significant changes in the roles of our employees.
It's about time PCPs say enough is enough
It's about time PCPs say enough is enoughIt’s about time—time to recognize that primary care physicians (PCPs) need more time with their patients.
ODs’ top 4 gripes about vision care plans: Part 4—ReimbursementsOptometrists are increasingly feeling pressure on their practices as vision care plans (VCPs) move toward a model that not only cuts reimbursements but also competes with them for patients, goods, and services.
A former opioid addict's story
A former opioid addict's storyAmong the many reasons opioid addiction is so destructive is that it’s easy to begin taking the medications