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Health Law and Policy

How the new budget deal affects physicians
How the new budget deal affects physiciansBob Doherty of the ACP breaks down the major healthcare implications of the government's funding plan.
A New Year's hope for physicians battling burnout
A New Year's hope for physicians battling burnoutA new year is upon us, so it is time for the obligatory New Year resolutions. However, since I am terrible at keeping resolutions, here is at least one thing I hope to work on for 2018: I want to grieve better.
Top 5 locations physician salaries are declining
Top 5 locations physician salaries are decliningWe told you the top 10 most in demand metros for physicians, as well as the top 10 metros doctors are getting the biggest pay raises, but what about the worst places for physicians who are looking for a salary bump?
Addressing the main cause of physician burnout
Addressing the main cause of physician burnoutThere is little argument that the EHR, and especially meaningful use of the EHR, are the main drivers of physician burnout and decreased productivity.
The true power of medicine
The true power of medicineThe best physicians heal their patients, but in turn, heal themselves and face the depths of human vulnerability and suffering, pursuing a meaning much greater than themselves.
5 reasons why your EHR isn't enough for success in value-based care
5 reasons why your EHR isn't enough for success in value-based care. Keeping in mind that the core mandate of value-based care is shifting accountability to providers for the holistic quality and cost of the care they deliver, five shortcomings of legacy EHRs become apparent.
American older adults sicker and poorer than 10 other countries, survey says
American older adults sicker and poorer than 10 other countries, survey saysOlder adults in the United States are sicker and more likely to skip treatment than senior patients in 10 other developed countries, according to an international survey by the Commonwealth Fund.
We need to continue progress in primary careThis year, Washington, D.C., was once again the epicenter of the debate about the future of healthcare in America.
5 facts physicians should know about Anne Schuchat
5 facts physicians should know about Anne SchuchatAn HHS spokesperson told Medical Economics that Anne Schuchat, MD, formerly principal deputy director, is now the acting director of the CDC. With a background in internal medicine, here are five other facts physicians should know about the new head of the agency.
Top 10 metros doctors get the biggest pay raises
Top 10 metros doctors get the biggest pay raisesRead on to find out the top 10 metros physicians get the biggest pay raises.