The cure for docs who have seen too many government-induced healthcare acronyms? A heaping dose of alphabet soup.
There is recognition among traditional health care organizations that we need to change drastically and quickly in order to meet the needs of all our patients.
In the transition from volume to value, there are three keys to keep in mind to make things beneficial for physicians and patients.
This doctor believes the American health care system can and must do better in terms of providing for patients.
The U.S. Surgeon General issued an advisory recommending more Americans carry the opioid reversing drug naloxone.
President Trump relieved David Shulkin, MD, as Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), replacing him with White House physician, Rear Adm., Ronny Jackson, MD.
Regardless of what changes are ultimately made to MACRA, the overall market is staunchly marching towards value-based payment models.
A recent poll found that 80 percent of Americans believe drug prices are too high, while only 39 percent have faith in it being fixed.
The economics of healthcare are inexorably shifting risk from payers to providers. Independent providers who fail to join risk facing groups are doomed.
As Medicare increasingly emphasizes value-based care, AAFP leadership is guiding primary-care physicians with its new model.