Does your relationship with pharma or medical device companies hurt your patient relationship? A new report suggests it could without proper disclosure.
Keith L. Martin
Perhaps not surprisingly, money is trumping managing when it comes to what medical practice professionals see as their biggest daily challenges.
The New York Times has an interesting blog entry today regarding steps patients can take to cut either their wait times at their physician visits or take another attempt at trimming: by seeking a discount.
Just when it seemed there was a temporary reprieve to physicians’ concerns about declining Medicare reimbursements comes word that the winter could be a tougher season than initially expected.
Imagine if the latest solution to delaying Medicare reimbursement cuts were a pharma commercial.
A Boston-based physician says primary care doctors “are uniquely positioned to teach and influence patients,” and should use that power to address a growing concern: distracted driving.
There are more than a dozen former and current physicians and members of the medical field present in the U.S. House of Representatives, yet many are keeping mum over the likelihood their congressional body will not act on the scheduled 21 percent cut in Medicare reimbursements.
A new article by a University of North Carolina journalism professor presents a very interesting portrayal of physicians dispatched by television networks to the sites of major disasters: Is their first priority to treat patients to medical care or treat viewers to an inside look?
Physicians entering their practice this morning are faced with two uncertainties: How long will I go without the full Medicare reimbursement and when will Congress make a long-term decision on whether or not to enact the proposed cut?
If you were hoping for a resolution to the months-long tug-of-war over Medicare reimbursements in Washington, D.C., the end seems nowhere in sight.