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Gabriel Perna

Gabriel Perna

Gabriel Perna is the managing editor at Physicians Practice, where he covers the vital practice management issues influencing physicians and practice administrators. Previously, he was senior editor at Healthcare Informatics for four years, where he covered health IT strategy for CIOs and CMIOs. At Healthcare Informatics, he helped the publication grow its digital presence significantly by developing overarching strategies to expand its reach.

On top of possessing a deep understanding of the various policy, operational, and technical challenges facing healthcare leaders, he has a strong background in journalism, project management, social media, and developing content direction for print and web-based publications.

He can be reached at Gabriel.Perna@ubm.com or on Twitter at @GabrielSPerna.

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The CVS-Aetna $69 billion merger is going to cause a lot of headaches for primary-care physician practices.

Pam Minichiello

Due to the "pick your pace" flexibility for year one of the Medicare Quality Payment Program, one expert says it's hard to evaluate how physicians did.


Pharma exec Alex Azar could be next in line to take over as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Landon Roussel, MD

A young doc spent six months as an employed physician, hated it, and started his own practice. Here’s what he learned and how it can help others.


Who brings in more money, employed doctors or independent practice owners? Experts talk about the advantages and disadvantages of both roles.


Here are the major shifts from the Medicare Quality Payment Program’s proposed rule to the recently released final rule.


Also: President Donald Trump declared a national public health emergency for the opioid epidemic this week.


Texas was one of the five Best States to Practice. Dr. Carlos Cardenas talks to us about what makes it so friendly to physicians.

Kate Goodrich

MACRA madness, good advice, and a few other observations from the conference, held in Anaheim.

William Jessee, MD, offers two ways to improve engagement and reduce physician burnout at medical practices.


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