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health law and policy

The growing financial impact of patient satisfaction
The growing financial impact of patient satisfactionWith more healthcare costs being shifted to consumers, they are expecting more from their providers.
Physicians deserve more recognition for their hard work and dedicationMedical Economics is announcing its first-ever “ChangeMakers in Medicine” award.
It’s time to champion healthcare price transparencyHow can we expect to control healthcare spending when the people providing and receiving the service have no information about costs until the bill or payment comes in?
Judge says apologies can't be used in malpractice suits
Judge says apologies can't be used in malpractice suitsThe Ohio Supreme Court recently ruled that an apology by a medical provider that includes an admission of liability cannot be admitted as evidence in a civil lawsuit against the provider.
Bundled pricing is the only true transparency in healthcare
Bundled pricing is the only true transparency in healthcarePrice transparency is the current and growing buzzword in healthcare.
This is how CPC+ impacted my physician practiceThe new model for primary care in America, has contributed to significant changes in the roles of our employees.
It's about time PCPs say enough is enough
It's about time PCPs say enough is enoughIt’s about time—time to recognize that primary care physicians (PCPs) need more time with their patients.
A former opioid addict's story
A former opioid addict's storyAmong the many reasons opioid addiction is so destructive is that it’s easy to begin taking the medications
Physicians—not the government—should lead fight against opioid abuseIn the national opioid epidemic, there is plenty of finger pointing as to who deserves the most blame.
What can physicians do to help curb the opioid crisis?
What can physicians do to help curb the opioid crisis?How physicians can help patients, community