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This is why we need to accelerate value-based care
This is why we need to accelerate value-based careMuch like the Accountable Care Act (ACA) debate in 2010, the current political debate over repealing and replacing the ACA is focused on coverage and cost.
States move to prioritize primary care
States move to prioritize primary careWhen it comes to promoting investment in primary care, Oregon might very well be the country’s current champion innovator.
To give care to others, physicians shouldn’t be afraid to get helpFour out of 10 U.S. physicians reported they would be reluctant to seek formal medical care for treatment of a mental health condition for fear of repercussions to their licensure
Opinion: Four reasons Texas Health Aetna joint venture is workingAs the industry moves to a value-based care model, here’s how one North Texas partnership is reinventing healthcare.
Here's how physicians can build the best care teamPracticing high-quality medicine requires collaboration and teamwork, but the first step is to build a talented staff
Physicians deserve more recognition for their hard work and dedicationMedical Economics is announcing its first-ever “ChangeMakers in Medicine” award.
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.
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.
Poll: Most important non-medical skills for healthcare providersA new poll has interesting findings related to patient preferences and needs. Read more.