In the book, “What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear,” Danielle Ofri, an associate professor of medicine at the New York University School of Medicine, examines the state of physician-patient communication and what can be done to reduce the distractions and get back to focusing on improving the patient’s health.
Health Law and Policy
Read on to find out how physicians have been battling quality measures this year.
Physicians 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.
We 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
The new guidance means that nearly 103 million Americans will now carry a diagnosis of high blood pressure following a visit to their physician.
Tips for physicians to address high blood pressure, meet value-based care targets
We've all heard the outrage over the sudden rise in the price of the EpiPen. What we hear far less often is how common the sudden and dramatic rise in many other pharmaceutical prices has become in recent years. It can be easy to forget issues like this until they affect us personally.
Interoperability is important and probably the main driver of cost savings. So where are the IT vendors on interoperability? The answer is probably close to nowhere.
When an IT emergency strikes medical practices, there’s a small window to avoid big losses of time and money, so it’s best to have a plan in place.
Much 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.