Business of Medicine
Dr. Allan M. Block says he prescribes more generics now than when he first started practicing, now that experience has taught him insurance...
The law’s questionable impact and apparent lack of enforcement do not mean you can ignore it. The data are still being collected and displayed.
With the changing political landscape in Washington, there has been much talk about health care in the United States. The Affordable Care Act (ACA...
If approved, the proposed rule has no government enforcement mechanism that would force the companies to comply.
An individual’s identity is a learned response to social stimuli, modeling oneself to the expectations of others. Doctors are perceived to be...
Innovators are beginning to explore how machine learning (used by Amazon and Google) might be used to improve the care of patients.
Last week, I hospitalized a patient against her will, based in part on what her family members told me she had threatened to do. The patient...
In my first year of residency I faced a steep learning curve. I learned a lot about psychiatry, but I learned so much more about myself. If I had...
Quality and access to care issues were raised by MedPAC officials and physician groups.