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Physician-designed EHRs work better for doctorsAnyone can design their own EHR. You don't even have to be a programmer to get started. You just have to have ideas and know what you want. The building blocks are already there. There is no need to reinvent the wheel.
Top 6 things physicians need to know about MACRA, Obamacare repealIt was a confusing week for physicians to figure out proposed MACRA rules and dissect the Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare. Let me help make sense of them both.
Both political parties are responsible for healthcare disasterObamacare is imploding, costing taxpayers billions and repeal is promised, but the only certainty is that Democrats and Republicans are both to blame for the problems.
Senate bill to repeal Obamacare cuts Medicaid, subsidies for the poor
Senate bill to repeal Obamacare cuts Medicaid, subsidies for the poorThe Senate plan negotiated in secret by Republican leaders and released Thursday would eliminate the Affordable Care Act’s insurance mandate, extensively cut Medicaid and reduce subsidies for low-income patients.
Physicians: Your fate lies in the hands of one of your ownIn 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.
Malpractice reforms could ease physician burdensFor physicians tired of working under the constant threat of a malpractice suit, the signs of positive change are encouraging.
Top 10 workplaces for PCPs to earn higher salaries
Top 10 workplaces for PCPs to earn higher salariesRead on to find out the top industries primary care physicians bring in the revenue.
Physicians, healthcare industry react to 2018 MACRA proposed rule
Physicians, healthcare industry react to 2018 MACRA proposed ruleHere’s a roundup of some reactions to the proposal rule, both from organizations and practicing physicians.
MACRA’s virtual groups unveiledWhile small practices now know exactly what “virtual groups” are, will they participate? Even CMS is skeptical of their success in 2018.
Wealth should not make health. Period.
Wealth should not make health. Period.In America, there is an incontrovertible truth: the richer you are, the healthier you are likely to be.