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Complying with health reform mandates isn't easy. The wise physician will pick and choose those measures that make sense for his practice.
Practice Rounds: EpiPen Saga Reaches a Fever Pitch
The backlash over the cost hike of the EpiPen forced the manufacturer Mylan to take action and defend itself this week.
Medicare's Sleight of Hand
Medicare's new payment program under MACRA will place pressure on independent physician practices, as they compete for limited Medicare bonuses.
'Educate Yourself Now' on MACRA, Advises Consultant
Can small practices make it through MACRA? In this podcast, Pam Minichiello of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative says it depends on preparation.
Many Changes Coming for Private Payers
Keeping up with the changes in the insurance industry right now is like herding cats. Here's what is on the horizon.
Practice Rounds: Explosive Growth for Electronic Scripts
The number of physicians prescribing controlled substances grew 359 percent in 2015, according to new data.
Inbox: Physicians Continue to Decry MOC
In our recurring blog "Inbox" we share comments from physicians and practice administrators telling us what keeps them awake at night.
Physicians Desire Focused Communication Over MOC
Physicians are not certain what message the certification boards are trying to send about MOC. Transparency would be a good place to start.
How Small Medical Practices Can Survive Change
Healthcare continues to evolve, so in order for small medical practices to survive, physician owners and administrators need to embrace new roles.
2015 Great American Physician Survey: Key Findings
We surveyed 1,001 physicians as part of our annual Great American Physician Survey, Sponsored by Kareo. This video includes key findings of the survey.
Understanding Bundled Payments
Seen as a prime solution to reducing healthcare costs, bundled payments are on the rise. Here's how to know if they are right for your physicians and practice.
The Value of Bundled Payments to Surgical Practices
Bundled payments present "significant opportunities" to surgical practices, according to consultant Jamaal Campbell. Here's why.
8 Things to Know About Joining an ACO
Thinking of joining an ACO and not sure if it's the right fit for your practice? Here are a few things to know before you sign up.
Physicians Share How They Avoid Burnout
Whether it's relaxing with daily meditation or taking a lunch break every day, physicians explain how they avoid stress.
10 Revealing Quotes on Physician Burnout
Most likely you have your own opinions about the stresses and challenges of being a physician. Here's what our experts in the field have to say.
7 Issues Affecting Physicians in 2016
What should physicians look forward to in 2016? Here are seven issues affecting the profession in 2016, according to experts.
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