December 5th 2023
With planning and perseverance, small practices can still succeed against large practices and health care organizations
November 10th 2023
How to improve communication between primary and specialty care.
October 30th 2023
Let’s look at key considerations for health care leaders as they invest in innovation.
October 26th 2023
The following strategies can improve access to primary care.
August 30th 2023
Staying independent allows doctors to improve on what they do best by enabling them to be nimble and innovative while focusing on satisfaction of patients and staff.
Mental mayhem: The peril of multitasking in medicine
Why the multitasking demanded in our work is likely an under-appreciated, but substantive factor in physician burnout
Addressing the generational shift in patient use of primary care physicians
Financial success tips from a physician
Financial advice from a physician turned financial planner.
2019 Medical Economics Physician Writing Contest Official Rules
The 2019 Medical Economics Physician Writing Contest Official Rules
Call for submissions: The 2019 Medical Economics Physician Writing Contest
This year's topic is "How I became a better doctor"
In healthcare, why do talkers earn more than doers
Physicians are the doers of healthcare, and its time for them to take back control of medicine
Your voice: The future of primary care warrants discussion
Our readers speak out on recent articles.
Helping patients with brand name drug costs
The challenge of getting paid for digital health entrepreneurs
Doctors are being encouraged to seize the entrepreneurial moment as a new breed of tech founders with innovative solutions
Funny Bone: Privacy is a serious matter
Patient privacy is dealt with in different ways by different doctors.
Employed vs independent doctors: Numbers don't tell the whole story
Why independence is not a thing of the past. Rather, it is the future of medicine.
Funny bone: The magazines are slightly out of date
What patients really think of your waiting room.
Your voice: Medical malpractice is a major policy issue; doctors should pay attention
https://www.healthcare.gov/glossary/affordable-care-act/Our readers respond to recent articles.
Your voice: Empowered patients - Are they just misinformed?
Our readers respond to recent articles.
Eliminating pharma rebates will raise costs for physicians and payers
A proposed rule to limit rebates paid by drug companies to pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) could negatively impact physicians, payers and patients.
Healthcare disruptors: How doctors can shake up the medical industry
Physicians spend their lives analyzing problems-so why not translate those skills to developing doctor-friendly technology solutions?
Value-based healthcare-what’s working, what isn’t, and what’s next.
A view from the trenches.
Extreme Makeover: Medical practice edition
The operative word being extreme.
Price transparency is a customer service opportunity in healthcare
If your practice gives patients pricing information, you’ll be one of the few offering that information-which will separate you from the competition.
Benefits of in-house medication dispensing
In-house medication dispensing can save patients money and improve medication adherence
A shady inquiry
Our latest Funny Bone cartoon
Reducing clinician burnout starts with a fresh look at healthcare technology
Technology can serve a higher purpose in healthcare by enabling clinicians to easily communicate and share information without having to taking time away from patient care.
My last patient
A recently retired physician reflects on his last patient and the healthcare system.
Time to address the widening pay gap between hospital execs and physicians
The answer to getting more affordable care and better results does not lie in paying doctors less. It lies in paying administrators less, and having a lot fewer of them.
Can small independent practices survive?
If the choice of personal medical care offered by small practices is to be preserved, the rules of the game must change.
How we can stop America’s silent killer
Many Americans still need help digesting information about heart disease and understanding their personal risk.
How to get through your first days at a new job
Don’t let the stress of inadequate preparation tarnish the first time your new colleagues see you in action.
The risk of direct care
There are concerns that could swallow up the direct primary care movement and shunt it from being a potential salvation for our system to a flash in the pan.
Why primary care physicians should break with insurance, consider DPC
Primary care physicians are trapped in a non-sustainable business model.
Physicians and patients working together can make a difference
A small group of independent physicians challenged a powerful hospital organization, and against all odds, won the day.
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