Richard Payerchin is editor of Medical Economics.
Top 13 diets for 2023
Here are some eating programs for fighting obesity, controlling diseases, or improving health in 2023.
Long COVID: Ask about post-exertional malaise
Why excessive fatigue is so important in diagnosis and treatment.
Hospitals post 11th straight month of negative operating margins
November 2022 margin was slightly better than October last year.
Long COVID: A new year’s resolution
Getting clinicians on board for treating patients.
Federal budget for 2023: Medical groups praise telehealth flexibilities, pan cuts to Medicare physician payments
$1.7 trillion spending plan will have effects across health care sector.
Physicians Foundation survey points to real challenges, potential solutions for 2023
CEO discusses findings and low morale, social determinants of health, telehealth.
Long COVID: Primary care will deal with this illness
Primary is the front line of treatment.
Long COVID: Introducing the PASC Collaborative
Specialty clinics for treating long COVID
Long COVID: Will care be available?
A physician can navigate the health care system, but what about patients?
Congressional budget will cut Medicare reimbursement for physicians
Lawmakers tout spending plan, but medical groups respond with ‘dismay,’ say seniors’ health will be at risk.
Long COVID: Accommodating disabilities
How long COVID relates to ADA.
Primary care was top telehealth use for federal health programs in first year of COVID-19 pandemic
Medicare tops list, feds say, and more data is needed on quality of care and billing.
Long COVID: Economic effects
When patients are sick, productivity is lost.
Medical bills cause confusion for almost 40% of patients
Survey examines causes, solutions for frustrations over health care costs.
Long COVID: Government funding is a start
Congressional action could help.
Diabetes treatment model integrates primary care physicians, nurses, pharmacists
‘Team-centered, multidisciplinary’ approach helps patients reduce D5 scores, study says.
Need a new year’s resolution? Talk more to your patients about vaccines
Health, science, and politics are in the mix as studies examine links among debates over shots against COVID-19 and measles.
Long COVID: Unanswered questions remain
Prior research might have helped.
Physicians, patients want COVID-19 pandemic to end – but long COVID lingers
A physical medicine specialist describes her experience as a doctor and as a patient, and explains why primary care will be the center for treatment.
Lawmakers line up to support CMS rules to streamline prior authorizations
Bill is pending in Senate, but Medicare action could ‘make health care better for America’s seniors.’
Long COVID: Mild symptoms can lead to long-term effects
Symptoms can appear two to three months later.
More Republicans than Democrats died after COVID-19 vaccines were available
Researchers analyze pandemic mortality, ‘excess deaths,’ along party lines in two states.
November inflation report shows prices remain up from a year ago
Medical care posts monthly decline, along with energy, used cars and trucks, and airfare.
Long COVID: A physician becomes the patient
Long COVID effects are ‘eye-opening and shocking’.
ACA health insurance draws 5.5M enrollees so far
CMS proposes new rules to increase accessibility in 2024.
Waiting room concierge may improve customer service for primary care patients
No additional staff needed to let patients know if docs are running on time.
Long COVID: An introduction
Long COVID symptoms in patients.
Religious, spiritual beliefs are important to patients, but not necessarily in medicine
Survey examines crossover of spirituality and health care in adults aged 50 years or older.
State medical associations join call for Congress to act on Medicare payment cuts
Cut scheduled for 2023 would reduce physician payments by 4.5%.
Primary care physicians to test new Alzheimer’s screening tool
Symptoms may be missed and racial, ethnic disparities need to be addressed.
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