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primary care

As the industry moves to a value-based care model, here’s how one North Texas partnership is reinventing healthcare.
Here's how physicians can build the best care teamPracticing high-quality medicine requires collaboration and teamwork, but the first step is to build a talented staff
Physicians deserve more recognition for their hard work and dedicationMedical Economics is announcing its first-ever “ChangeMakers in Medicine” award.
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.
How physicians can respond to workplace sexism
How physicians can respond to workplace sexismStudies show that most women physicians—52% in one study and 75% in another—have been sexually harassed at some point in their career by patients.
Are physician incomes falling?
Are physician incomes falling?Physician incomes have been a topic of controversy for years, with physician compensation being criticized as one of the leading causes of high health care costs.
A new poll has interesting findings related to patient preferences and needs. Read more.
Everything independent doctors need to know about private equity
Everything independent doctors need to know about private equityYou’ve no doubt heard about large healthcare companies and hospital systems being purchased for staggering sums by private equity firms.
It’s time a real investment is made in primary care
It’s time a real investment is made in primary careA recent survey by Morning Consult showed that across the country, in both red and blue states, the overwhelming majority of Americans believe that a health system based on a foundation of primary care produces healthier patients, higher quality healthcare and lower costs.
Is your practice’s location financially hurting you?
Is your practice’s location financially hurting you?Primary care practices located in community settings do a better job of providing high-value, cost-effective services than primary care practices within hospital settings, according to a recent article in JAMA Internal Medicine.