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Putting process over patients continues to hurt healthcare
Putting process over patients continues to hurt healthcare American ingenuity in healthcare over the last two decades has caused a number of problems in dire need of solutions.
The paradox in American healthcare
The paradox in American healthcareOur medical care system works poorly for most chronic medical illnesses and it costs far too much.
4 benefits of Medicare Annual Wellness VisitsWhat you should know to maximize this specific visit for your patient and for your practice
Here's how to report quality data through an ACOValue-based pay adds to physicians’ paperwork burdens, but the right accountable care organizations can help
CVS-Aetna deal could be costly for independent physician practicesWill CVS require patients to go to MinuteClinics instead of the physician they are used to seeing?
2018 payment outlook shows new opportunities, old challenges
2018 payment outlook shows new opportunities, old challengesNew opportunities, old challenges
To curb opioid abuse, new technologies must be embraced
To curb opioid abuse, new technologies must be embracedThe opioid epidemic is exacting a lethal toll on the country. We must redouble and accelerate efforts to slow—and hopefully reverse—the current opioid epidemic.
Where will the healthcare debate lead us?
Where will the healthcare debate lead us?There has been much discord as to the proper role of government in healthcare.
ONC unveils step toward ‘interoperability for all’Proposed Trusted Exchange Framework aims to make sharing healthcare data a clearer reality.
Best Funny Bone Comics of 2017
Best Funny Bone Comics of 2017In between the headache that is healthcare for physicians these days, Medical Economics has tried to insert some laughter into the crazy and hectic lives of our readers through our Funny Bone Comics. Click through to see which cartoons you got the most joy and laughs from this past year.