Tag Archives: Physicians
The series will explore many facets of the practice environment and how that environment affects physicians and other clinicians.
April 7, 2017
The Payment Reform Landscape: The Potential Value Of Aligning High-Value Benefit Designs With Payment Reforms
While payment reform efforts are proliferating, one thing we see often is a mismatch between the incentives offered to health care providers and those offered to their patients, who may not be driven to seek care from practices that have restructured to provide higher value care.
April 4, 2017
There are more than 7,000 physicians trained in countries targeted by the new executive order working in the United States. Their departure can have deleterious consequences for the management of life-threatening conditions for hundreds of individuals.
March 6, 2017
The question of work hour standards appropriately provokes great emotion in the graduate medical education community. The ACGME's proposed changes to training requirements take into account changing clinical practices and evidence from recent studies.
February 9, 2017
In the 2016 internal medicine fellowship match, in which residents were matched with subspecialty training programs, 35 percent of available ID training positions nationwide were left unfilled.
February 3, 2017
MACRA is indeed better than what came before, but it still leaves in place perverse incentives that threaten to undermine quality and access for Medicare beneficiaries.
January 27, 2017
If the U.S. Senate confirms the nomination of Representative Tom Price to serve as the 23rd U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) he will be only the third physician to lead that department since its formation in 1953.
January 17, 2017
ECHO may be a silver bullet, but at this point the hopes for the model seem a bit overheated and greater caution can help us focus more on learning and refinement for now, preventing a later catastrophic disappointment.
January 3, 2017
Ten years ago, the Institute of Medicine released a report reflecting the work of an IOM subcommittee that Robert Reischauer and I co-chaired. Ten years later, the country is further along this path, but we are still relatively early in the process.
December 6, 2016
As physicians, I think we can all agree that we desperately need to restore and maximize human touch in medicine. When technology helps us achieve that, we should embrace it.
November 15, 2016