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Exploring Curbside Physician Consulting Legality

The answer to the question regarding legal responsibility seems to revolve around the issue of whether or not a physician-patient relationship exists.

Incoming Residents Working 24-Hour Shifts ...

The ACGME announces that residency programs can increase shift hours for first-year residents from 16 to 24 hours.

Primary Care Physicians Oppose ACA Repeal

"We found that PCPs strongly endorse key elements of the ACA that enable individuals to obtain insurance coverage and that very few support repealing the law."

Women Underrepresented Among Grand Rounds Speakers

Women presented a median of 28.3% of the total sessions.

Practices With Higher-Needs Patients Spend Less

Small practices with one or two physicians have lower overall spending than large practices.

Latest Features

Maximizing Clinical Practice Revenue with Reimbursement Cuts

Maximizing Clinical Practice Revenue with Reimbursement Cuts

An expert Q&A with Valora Gurganious, MBA, CHBC, on how physicians can maximize revenue and stay ahead of payors' attempts to cut reimbursement.

A Look at Cruz's Arguments on the ACA Debate

A Look at Cruz's Arguments on the ACA Debate

Is the aim of our health-care system to care for human beings or to generate profits for corporations?

Is There Still a Place for Patient-Centered Care in OB/GYN?

Is There Still a Place for Patient-Centered Care in OB/GYN?

It is completely acceptable for a woman to choose her management, even if the physician disagrees.

Latest Blogs

Writing Informal Prescriptions May Pose Major Risks

Writing Informal Prescriptions May Pose Major Risks

When clinicians write informal prescriptions, their supervising physicians may also suffer the consequences.

Sometimes Medical Care Requires More Than Just a Minute

Sometimes Medical Care Requires More Than Just a Minute

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A primary care physician sees the peril of pharmacy-owned clinics.

Parenting and the Feelings of Helplessness

Parenting and the Feelings of Helplessness

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Sometimes we identify too much with our patients and our advice becomes too personal.

Hold the Statins and Antihypertensives: Give Me a Compassion Pill — for Doctors!

Hold the Statins and Antihypertensives: Give Me a Compassion Pill — for Doctors!

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The indication? Doctor attitudes and a tendency to complain. One tablet PO TID and QHS. #120, with unlimited refills.

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