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When should doctors be slower to dismiss?While medical offices typically have good cause to dismiss patients who are violent or abusive, doctors and healthcare attorneys say they should be (and generally are) more circumspect in other types of frustrating but ultimately resolvable situations.
The right and wrong ways to dismiss patientsWhile physicians should be circumspect about “firing” patients in most types of cases, they are well within their bounds to dismiss patients who are violent, verbally abusive or use their trusted doctor-patient relationship to feed drug addictions.
How to enlist family members to improve patient careHow does a physician overcome the challenges and take advantage of the valuable opportunity that arrives with that third person in room?
Your Voice: President Trump should enact HSA-DPC option ASAPThe impact of tax-free health savings accounts (HSAs) to foster direct primary care (DPC) models will be a refreshing change to the cumbersome accounts receivable processes we are all frustrated by.
Front-line physicians respond to AHCA vote
Front-line physicians respond to AHCA voteSince approval of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in the U.S. House of Representatives on May 5, reaction in the healthcare industry has been largely negative.
Here’s how to reduce healthcare costsThe recent White House-Congressional fiasco epitomizes the lack of basic understanding regarding healthcare and healthcare reform.
New bill would expand Medicare patients ability to utilize telemedicineWhat the Telehealth Innovation and Improvement Act would mean for PCPs
Delaying the inevitablePracticing optometry takes place in many locales, with the majority free of barriers to practice.
Q&A: Diana Canto-Sims, OD, Owner, Buena Vista Optical, Wink and Save
Cost, not access, is underlying problem facing American healthcareThe current conversation fails because it does not address the fundamental barrier to healthcare access - which is not insurance coverage, but rather the cost of healthcare coverage.