How the system works against you —and what to do about it.
Republican Congressman Phil Roe, MD, spoke with Medical Economics about healthcare issues he thinks the new Congress needs to address, including price transparency and the shortage of primary care physicians.
Some physicians have resisted electronic health records systems and still rely on paper.
The proposed new rule would make it harder for accountable care organizations to realize the financial benefits of participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program without also taking on more financial risk.
Some physicians are pushing back against the stress of medicine by simplifying their practices to remove barriers between them and their patients.
Healthcare’s transition from volume- to value-based compensation means practices will have to transform the way they deliver care if they are to survive.
The American College of Physicians unveils peer and patient support to address the growing toll of burnout on physicians.
With a little planning and forethought, EHRs can actually improve doctor-patient communication and cause both parties to see them as a valuable tool for improving care.
With diabetes and obesity at the center of the 2013 Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland, Ohio, it was clear that evolving patient care using technology was on the minds of the thought leaders who spoke at the 3-day event.