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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.
Get great online reviews without violating HIPAAPhysicians have a big challenge when it comes to managing online reviews: HIPAA. Although patients may say whatever they like, doctors are bound by HIPAA not to release certain information, and the lines can be blurry.
Neglecting Baby Boomer patients could have a high priceNew research suggests that just because patients like their provider doesn't mean they will stay with the practice
Evolving your practice to meet quality-based reimbursementThere's no one-size-fit all solution, but there are common strategies practices can take to adapt to value-based programs.
Physicians need immediate relief from patient data disconnectPhysicians’ ongoing struggle to gain much-needed patient data is just that: ongoing.
Regulators focus on reducing physician EHR burdenNational Coordinator Don Rucker on why figuring out system problems is similar to diagnosing a patient’s illness
This is how not to do healthcare
This is how not to do healthcare It’s time for practical physicians and entrepreneurs to fight for real reform, with low cost direct care for relatively inexpensive outpatient care.
Physicians leaving profession over EHRs
Physicians leaving profession over EHRsMany doctors uncomfortable with using the technology are exiting the biz
The definitive guide to sustained patient engagementThe push for value-based healthcare—higher quality, better access, and lower cost—has opened up the door for technology to automate elements of care at a much lower cost.