Medical Economics Pulse

Hospital, private equity or super group: Pros and cons of different practice arrangements

September 15, 2020

Analyzing different ways practices can stay competitive, including hospital arrangements, private equity and forming a super group.

Major coding changes for 2021, explained

September 08, 2020

A coding expert explains how evaluation and management (E/M) coding is changing next year, and answers your coding questions.

The future of telehealth: When are regulations returning?

September 01, 2020

Joseph Kvedar, MD, president of the American Telemedicine Association, breaks down what physicians can expect for future telehealth payments and regulations.

Retirement savings advice for physicians

August 25, 2020

In times of uncertainty, its crucial for physicians to build a plan to protect their financial future.

The 2020 physician job market: What doctors need to know

August 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on the physician job market.

Health care's future: telehealth, payment models and more

August 11, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic will have an unprecedented effect on the U.S. heath care system.

Remote patient monitoring: Building a virtual practice

August 04, 2020

Jon Regis, MD, explains how he set up a virtual office using remote patient monitoring to help his practice thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic and into the future.

Telehealth's future: What's coming for payment and patient care?

July 28, 2020

What impact will telehealth have on patient outcomes and physician reimbursement? Jeremy Gabrysch, MD, CEO of Remedy, discusses telehealth and other changes in health care.

Primary care crisis: How to build the practice of the future

July 21, 2020

Primary care was in crisis in the United States — and then COVID-19 happened. How can we create a better model for primary care?

The hidden COVID-19 crisis: The dangers of neglecting care

July 14, 2020

How the COVID-19 pandemic is setting up a potential crisis in cancer and other serious conditions.

Managing a medical practice in the COVID-19 world

July 07, 2020

Physicians now have to deal with new patient safety risks and other management challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

How value-based care can save your practice

June 30, 2020

Farzad Mostashari, MD, CEO of Aledade, discusses why physician practices that have leaned into value-based care have weathered the COVID-19 pandemic successfully.

COVID-19 and malpractice: New risks to watch for

June 23, 2020

Sean P. Byrne, JD, a medical malpractice defense lawyer, discusses how coronavirus has scrambled a physician's malpractice risks, and what doctors need to do to prepare.

Primary care practices are in crisis — here’s how to save them

June 16, 2020

Primary care was in crisis in the United States - and then COVID-19 happened.

Lessons for physicians from COVID-19 pandemic

June 09, 2020

Thomas Lee, MD, the chief medical officer for Press Ganey, discusses what physicians have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tips for re-opening your medical practice

June 02, 2020

Geeta Nayyar, MD, chief medical officer for Greenway, discusses how physicians can re-open their practices safely and efficiently in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Make telehealth work for your practice — even after you re-open

May 26, 2020

Peter Alperin, MD, an internist and vice president at Doximity, discusses how physicians can use telehealth to efficiently see patients, even after practices re-open.

Your telehealth reimbursement questions, answered

May 19, 2020

Healthcare consultant Elizabeth Woodcock answers common questions about telehealth use, reimbursement and coding in the new post-COVID-19 world.

Use telehealth to improve patient care

May 12, 2020

Physicians can use telehealth not only during the COVID-19 pandemic, but to improve patient care in the long run. Here's how. 

How to save medical practices from COVID-19

May 05, 2020

Independent medical practices are crucial to the working of our health system. So what can be done to save them from COVID-19?