The evolution of the doctor-patient relationship
'I was very lucky:' 101-year-old doctor reflects on his career and a century of change
An interview with 101-year-old physician Howard Tucker, M.D.
A century of health care change reinforces the importance of physicians
From the editor-in-chief, L. Allen Dobson, M.D.
Celebrating 100 years of serving physicians
For a publication to survive and thrive for a century puts us in rarified air. How do you celebrate such an event?
Carrot tan trend on social media; New drug delivery patch inspired by octopus tentacle; Pfizer plant resumes production - Morning Medical Update
The top news stories in primary care today.
New study shows seasonal effects on glucose levels for patients with Type 1 diabetes
Cold weather months and holidays are worst for unhealthy blood sugar levels
Cyberattacks on health care industry growing
Hackers prey on “fear, uncertainty and doubt,” expert says
Most older adults: Cancer screening guidelines are trash
Poll shows majority of older adults are against the idea of incorporating life expectancy into screening guidelines
The evolution of primary care and the growing role of advanced practice clinicians
Patients are clamoring for care as the physician shortage gets worse. Here’s why nurse practitioners and physician assistants are part of the solution.
The best use cases for generative AI in health care? Look near term
Benefits will come when physicians and health experts begin integrating large language models into practices, hospitals and insurance companies.
Advocates call for Medicare coverage of antiobesity drugs
White paper argues for reconsideration of weight as a chronic disease with multiple causes and consequences.
Copay adjustment programs may worsen racial disparities in health outcomes
Copay accumulators, maximizers could reduce access to prescription medications among non-whites
Physician practices identify strategies for managing change
Offices successful in diabetes treatment have common characteristics of high performance.
New COVID vaccine receives mixed response
Republicans are more likely to say they are not getting the vaccine and that it isn’t safe
Health care workers face higher suicide risk than other Americans
Among six categories studied, only physicians had lower rates than general population
Physician, pharmacists charged for $170M fraud scheme
Federal investigators allege kickbacks, money laundering in Texas.
Investing in health today for a better tomorrow: How pre-tax health funds remove barriers to accessing primary care
You help your patients maintain their physical health. There are tools to help them manage their financial health.
Why health care organizations need to build trust to drive digital transformation
Payers and providers must build trust among their patient bases to gain access to more quality data. But trust isn’t built overnight.
Spider venom could help with erectile dysfunction; New blood test for sepsis; Experimental nasal spray for rapid heartbeat - Morning Medical Update
Asking clinicians to enhance their medical coding skills, another necessary task
Coding skills do not inherently equate to clinical competence, and vice versa, but both are necessary.
Four steps to increase productivity in physician-owned practices through talent management
Is your practice as productive as it could be?
Who do you trust? Patients on physicians, AI, and health care
Survey examines patient feelings about doctors and emerging technology.
HHS unveils $45 million grant program to aid in treating long COVID
Funds will go primarily to clinics treating historically underserved groups
Medical residents are feeling burned out too
New survey shows significant increase in burnout symptoms just since 2021
CMS encourages physicians to apply for new Making Care Primary model
Informational webinar scheduled for this week for physicians, other clinicians and practice managers.
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