Partnership seeks to better understand the factors affecting how physicians practice medicine
Health Law and Policy
To say it is not easy to be a physician today is a gross understatement.
Input from our "Your Voice" letters to the editor. Here, a letter on the ACA.
How top officials in the Trump Administration are faring.
The USDA’s plans to ship pre-filled food boxes to Americans is well-intentioned, but has its flaws as well.
Healthcare providers engaged in providing telemedicine services must carefully navigate numerous regulatory obstacles.
Healthcare is not returning to paper, so rather than complain about the digital obstacles in their way, physicians should put that energy into meaningful change.
It's ironic: Experts in health IT concur that a major reason for healthcare systems shifted from paper to digital records was to reduce medical errors, but at the same time research has shown that EHRs actually introduce new kinds of errors.
For drugs or medical devices to be approved, there must be evidence that benefit significantly outweighs risk. This is to protect the public. A glaring exception is today's EHRs, which were mandated by the 2009 HITECH Act.
One doc's perspective on how the White House has done when it comes to fixing healthcare.