The author is a family physician in Tacoma, WA, and a member of the <i>Medical Economics</i> Editorial Board
Physicians are no longer the stars of healthcare
A reader argues that physicians have been increasingly pushed to the sidelines by other players in the healthcare game.
Waltman: I am a 'Medicare for all' advocate
Medical Economics editorial board member Richard W. Waltman, MD, shares his opinion about the Supreme Court Affordable Care Act ruling.
Caring for patients doesn't end in the office
Your care of a patient isn't limited to what happens within the four walls of your practice, a Medical Economics board member discovers.
Our Yellowstone adventure
A member of the Medical Economics Editorial Advisory Board details how his love of nature and his desire to give back opened the eyes of underprivileged children to the wonders of the National Parks--and opened his eyes to the joys of volunteering.
Viewpoint: A tale of three surgeons
It may be time in the profession to value quality over quantity.
Why every physician should have a migraine
Over the many years of my medical practice, it has repeatedly occurred to me that we might be better caregivers if we had a more visceral rather than purely intellectual understanding of what our patients are experiencing.
What I learned while I was ill
His own illness leads one doctor to make some changes in the way he treats patients - more than 25 years into practice.
Hospitalists: How I make it work
For this doctor, letting the inpatient staff assume care for his patients hasn't been easy. But now he's glad about it.
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