From social media to good old fashioned brochures, it’s essential for primary care physicians to market themselves and their practices.
Physicians, especially primary care physicians (PCP), often bear the brunt of what many consider to be excessive regulatory requirements associated with patient care. Here are the most common administrative burdens, according to physicians.
According to recent surveys, doctors are branching out into non-traditional work more than ever before.
Physician incomes have been a topic of controversy for years, with physician compensation being criticized as one of the leading causes of high health care costs.
Over the past 5 years, there has been a major shift in physician practice models, with fewer doctors working in the small, physician-run practices that were considered standard in years past.
While physicians are charged with directing referrals, diagnostic tests and treatment options, every physician operates under the rules, regulations and restrictions of the government, the payers and the employer.
While the nation debates the policy and payment issues in healthcare, a quiet crisis may be brewing behind the scenes.
The conversations doctors are allowed to have with their patients regarding guns and other firearms, if any, are the central part of a new ruling overturning most aspects of a highly controversial law that has undergone several appeals and reversals since its inception in 2011