Business of Medicine
From the Journals
Private equity acquisition has spiked in dermatology. Until the impact is known, is it time to slow down?
Exceeding the performance threshold resulted in a bonus to fee schedule payments in 2018.
The bill was amended to include an arbitration process allowing physicians and hospitals to seek higher payments. The amendment was offered by two...
Law & Medicine
Any given state’s statute on discovery requires careful reading because it could differ from other states’ directives.
Cold Iron Truth
The old aphorism is a reminder to keep your power or influence in reserve until you really need it.
The Optimized Doctor
If you want to be a better doctor, try working on your sense of self-importance. Remember your limitations and those of medicine.
Some plans overbill the government by exaggerating how sick their members are or by charging Medicare for treatment of serious medical conditions...
Managing Your Practice
Many of the personnel questions I receive concern the dreaded “marginal employee” – a person who has never done anything truly heinous to merit...
Of 70% of health care recruitment searches that offered a production bonus, 56% featured a bonus based at least in part on quality metrics, up...
Diagnosis errors are a top cause for medical malpractice cases associated with patient death or permanent disability, an analysis finds.