Doctors' reaction to Tom Price’s nomination to HHS varies; some fear for healthcare access
If an advanced computer like IBM’s Watson can go on Jeopardy and win, can a computer start diagnosing patients better than a human doctor? The possibility could mean a reduction in a diagnostic error rate that the Institute of Medicine estimates may be as high as 15%.
With 2017 fast approaching, physicians are taking a hard look at their practice operations to gauge the effects of Medicare payment reform.
Donald Trump’s surprising win in the presidential election has put a renewed focus on what will happen to healthcare under the new administration.
The nearly 2,400-page final rule for the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) has been reviewed by healthcare experts, and the general consensus is that it’s an improvement compared to the proposed rule, but challenges for small practices remain.