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Everything Is Wrong With The Way Doctor’s Offices Are Run

Everything Is Wrong With The Way Doctor’s Offices Are Run (1)

Slate article by L.V. Anderson A few years ago, Katherine White was feeling burned out. The Massachusetts dermatologist runs a private practice at which she oversees a nurse, two medical assistants,

Sanders Finally Outlines His Universal Healthcare

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Mother Jones article by Kevin Drum   With only moments to go before tonight’s Democratic debate, Bernie Sanders has finally dropped his universal health care plan. Exciting! I imagine that Team

Healthcare To Be A Focal Point For Republicans

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Forbes article by Karlyn Bowman Last week, when Congress sent President Obama a plan to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the president vetoed the bill, there were

Top 8 Medical Apps for Doctors and Physicians

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Global Healthcare article by Stephanie Ocano We live in a digital age, where most of our actions are carried out via our smartphones. As the world continues to become more

The Issues Facing Our Healthcare System

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CNN article by Marty Makary Is health care in America getting safer? This is a question that we all think about as doctors and patients. The answer seems to be not

Why You Should Never Email Confidential Information

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Medscape article by Michael J. Sacopulos, JD Best Intentions May Go Astray A small Southern medical practice had a problem this past summer. One of its employees inadvertently transmitted information via

Can Catholic Hospitals Deny Women Lifesaving Abortions?

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Medcape article by Arthur L. Caplan, PhD Hi. I’m Art Caplan at the Division of Medical Ethics at the NYU Langone Medical Center. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)—that notorious organization

How To Effectively Price Payments in Healthcare

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HBR article by Derek A. Haas, Robert S. Kaplan, Dereesa Reid, Jonathan Warsh, and Michael E. West   Bundled payments — single payments that cover all the care for a patient’s medical condition or treatment over

Big Changes Are Coming To The Way We Pay For Healthcare

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Fortune article by Laura Lorenzetti   The backbone of healthcare–the very way we pay for our care–is undergoing a massive change, and that means big opportunity to match. GE Ventures and StartUp

Dr.Oz Upsets Other Doctors… Again

Dr.Oz Upsets Other Doctors… Again (0)

During a self-prescribed listening tour with physicians groups this summer, Mehmet Oz learned just how much it annoyed many doctors when their patients say, “I heard on ‘Dr. Oz‘…” It’s

How to Reach New Customers Today

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Forbes article by John Greenfield and Kimberly A. Whitler Few would argue that the US healthcare industry is currently undergoing a seismic shift. Just one of the changes facing healthcare

Should Prescription Meds Require a Prescription?

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Huffington Post article by Jon Wisman Since the late 18th-century, individual freedom has ranked among the highest of our social values. Although it is strongly asserted in the U.S. Constitution and

Price Transparency in Healthcare: Easier Said Than Done

Price Transparency in Healthcare: Easier Said Than Done (0)

Med City News article by Martha Bebinger  Let’s say you’re having trouble reading this. The words are a little fuzzy. You might need glasses or a new prescription. So you

Yelp Reviews Hit Doctors Hard

Yelp Reviews Hit Doctors Hard (0)

NPR article by Charles Ornstein Dental patients really don’t like Western Dental. Not its Anaheim, Calif., clinic: “I hate this place!!!” one reviewer wrote on the rating site Yelp. Or one

Why Do Drug Prices Continue to Rise?

Why Do Drug Prices Continue to Rise? (0)

NY Times article by ANDREW POLLACK As complaints grow about exorbitant drug prices, pharmaceutical companies are coming under pressure to disclose the development costs and profits of those medicines and the

“Instagram For Doctors” Changes How Care is Delivered

“Instagram For Doctors” Changes How Care is Delivered (0)

Huff Post article by Erin Schumaker If you’ve ever waited to see a specialist in the emergency room, you’ll be happy to know that a new app, the so-called “Instagram

When Doctors Put Profits First

When Doctors Put Profits First (0)

Medscape article by Greg A. Hood, MD One Factor Has Multiple Effects The practice of medicine is complex. It’s an art. Art can benefit from the adoption of new technology, growing

Critics of Dr OZ Ask AMA to Improve Oversight

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Medscape article by Robert Lowes In what might be called a thinly veiled rebuke of Mehmet Oz, MD, the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association (AMA) earlier this

Health Orgs Praising Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

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Medscape article by Caroline Cassels Leading US healthcare associations are praising the 5-to-4 Supreme Court ruling that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right. The American Psychiatric Association (APA), the American Medical

Increase in Physician Mergers Could Drive Up Costs

Increase in Physician Mergers Could Drive Up Costs (0)

Medscape article by Diana Swift As mergers make for larger and fewer physician groups, the resulting increased market share may drive up costs as groups gain bargaining power with insurers, according