health law and policy

Physicians struggle to manage quality measuresRead on to find out how physicians have been battling quality measures this year.
Patients increasingly disrespectful to physiciansTo get ready, we are teasing each challenge and how it has affected the healthcare industry. Read on to find out how physicians have been struggling to manage patient satisfaction, and lack thereof, this year.
Fallout of the CVS/Aetna merger
Fallout of the CVS/Aetna mergerWhat the CVS-Aetna deal means for PCPs
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.
Physicians struggling to hold onto independenceWe are teasing each challenge and how it has affected the healthcare industry. Read on to find out how physicians have been struggling this year to remain independent in the face of value-based care initiatives
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.
Stop suggesting physicians are ‘bought’ through pharma giftsSeeing a dollar amount next to a physician’s name without context is a dangerous practice
Consumer genomics: Next direction or next distraction?Patients are more interested in knowing their health risks than ever before.
Top risks and rewards of ACOsBeing part of an ACO can ease quality reporting burdens, but may also carry financial risk for member practices
With new guidelines, hypertension diagnoses to riseTips for physicians to address high blood pressure, meet value-based care targets