From identifying alternative prescriptions covered at a lower cost by a patient’s plan to serving as an educator on disease management, pharmacists can play a huge role in aiding patient care.
Keith L. Martin
Medicare payment reform offers added incentives for making pharmacists part of a patient’s care delivery team.
For physicians, the main concern isn’t deciphering what a payer—government or commercial—feels is “quality” or collecting the data to prove the metrics are being met. The overarching question is whether this is really good for patients.
Doctors can play a key role in addressing the ills of healthcare in the U.S., according to journalist and physician Elisabeth Rosenthal
The early verdict from physicians is simple: “MACRA? I think I know what that is, but I’ll pass, thank you.”
Maintaining certification, specifically under the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), has come under fire for a number of reasons, ranging from test material that has no connection to day-to-day practice to the salaries of those running the organization.
In a conference room in the U.S. Capitol, 13 members of the U.S. Senate are working on changing the way physicians will practice medicine and patients will receive care for years to come.
While small practices now know exactly what “virtual groups” are, will they participate? Even CMS is skeptical of their success in 2018.
It’s time for healthcare to learn from other industries and make solutions for physicians available at the touch of a button
There’s no one-size-fits all answer to the question