Larry Beresford is a contributing author for Medical Economics.
What can mindfulness offer to you and your patients?
In addition to helping patients better manage chronic, difficult-to-treat conditions, mindfulness could help physicians manage job stress and burnout.
Managing dementia in the ambulatory care setting
The responsibility for both diagnosing and managing patients with dementia often falls largely on the primary care physician.
Why end-of-life care planning is a necessary service
Physicians must confront these difficult conversations
Is end-of-life planning truly necessary?
Do you know what treatments your patients would want if they became seriously or even terminally ill?
Why have EHRs failed to deliver their promised efficiency benefits?
Why has health technology been so slow to deliver on its promised benefits to hospitals and physicians?
Top facts primary care physicians need to know about hospice care
As Medicare spending on hospice care has grown steadily in recent years-reaching $15.1 billion annually-the government has stepped up its regulatory scrutiny of hospice enrollment practices to make sure that only appropriate patients are being admitted.
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