7 Ways to combat medical misinformation
The pandemic has shown that medical misinformation can spread as quickly as a deadly disease.
Tips for combatting medical misinformation in the exam room
Follow these tips to avoid spreading false medical information.
Communicating bad news to your patients
Giving bad news is not fun, but as a doctor, it is something you'll have to do from time to time. Here are some tips on how to do it.
Ways to play the prior authorization game
Prior authorizations are a pain for physicians. Here are a few things you can do to improve your odds of winning.
Why seeing more patients doesn’t equal greater productivity
Though traditional fee-for-service reimbursement is tied to volume, quality patient care can’t be increased by simply adding more appointments.
5 ways interoperability fails physicians
EHR interoperability is a great idea in theory, but the reality leaves much to be desired.
Get paid for procedures insurance won’t cover
Six tips that can help physicians collect on services not covered by third parties.
Alternative practice models and why doctors are switching
The days of the traditional practice are greatly diminished.
Fight the opioid crisis with appropriate chronic pain treatment
We all want to help alleviate our patients’ pain. However, the word pain should not produce a knee-jerk reaction of prescribing pain medication.
Gender inequity is pervasive in medicine
Some deny that it is really an issue while others acknowledge it but don’t think it’s a problem. But it is a real issue that affects everyone.
Easing the trauma of medical procedures
While we strive to heal patients and rid them of their diseases, those very efforts can be very traumatizing to patients. As doctors, we should take steps to minimize their ordeal.
Doctors may not agree with MACRA, however, refusing to comply will result in financial penalties. The best course of action is to get educated.
Get paid for the work you do
Physicians must take action and try to get paid accurately for their services.
How doctors can handle their own ailments
Doctors are human and face all the same illnesses, injuries, and disasters that everyone else does.
Congratulations – you’re doctor! Now what?
Residency can be a fearful time in a doctor’s career, but it doesn’t have to be unbearable. Here are some tips for recent medical school graduates as they begin their training.
Implement medical practice change without going broke or insane
Seven ways to adapt to new regulations coming from D.C. while still managing to treat patients.
Healthcare mega-mergers end up harming patients
When big business runs medicine, physicians become more disconnected from their care and the physicians overseeing their well-being.
Has the Joy of Medicine Been Lost?
Many doctors say they would never recommend a medical career to their children. Burnout is a serious problem.
The Public Health Failures of This Flu Season
One hundred years from the worst flu pandemic ever, we're still failing to fight it off.
The Face of the Opioid Crisis
The solution to solving the opioid crisis is much more complicated than simply adding new therapies. It needs a multi-leveled approach.
Returning Your Practice to Patient-Centricity
Here are nine things you can be doing to ensure that your practice is putting its patients first.
The Extinction of Doctors' Gut Instinct on Medicine
Payers have made it so doctors cannot go with their instincts when caring for a patient and that's a shame.
Leaving Innovation at the Exam Room Door
Doctors would love to treat disease and care for patients with the latest technology and medication. Too bad innovation is thwarted in healthcare.
Is the Surgeon General up to the Task?
There are a lot of public health issues that need addressing - can the new Surgeon General tackle them in an effective manner?
How to Say No to Unreasonable Patient Requests
Some patients don't want to hear it, they just want their unreasonable request accepted. Here's how to say no.
Who Should Control the New Healthcare System?
The latest attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare are no better than the health law itself.
Improving Doctor-Patient Communications
Both doctors and patients will benefit when exam room conversations go beyond the usual discourse.
Why Doctors Hate Their EHRs
Doctors aren't the problem, unusable systems are the problem, says this doctor. She airs her EHR grievances.
The Bridge to Healthcare Interoperability is Doomed
Competing interests between EHR vendors is one of the many reasons we may never see true interoperability.
Educating Medical Students at Your Practice
Allowing medical students to gain experience at your practice could be beneficial to all parties involved.
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