Post Tagged with: "primary care"

How Happy Are US Doctors?

How Happy Are US Doctors?

July 15, 2015

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In general, the 2014 Survey of America’s Physicians found that being younger, female, employed and practicing primary care are associated with being more satisfied with the profession of medicine.

Mark Winter, CEO, CareSpan

CareSpan: Delivering Primary Care Everywhere

November 18, 2014

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CareSpan’s clinic in the cloud employs state-of-the art telemedicine technology to bring high quality health care to remote areas anywhere in the world.

More (or less) Hope and Change (for the worse) In Healthcare: Are Doctor Shortages Really All Due To Training Bottlenecks?

More (or less) Hope and Change (for the worse) In Healthcare: Are Doctor Shortages Really All Due To Training Bottlenecks?

July 22, 2014

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There is no doubt that Affordable Care Act has changed the landscape of medicine in the US. Now, private practice is becoming a thing of the past. Financial pressures, increasing regulatory requirements, electronic medical records and outrageously complex coding systems are forcing long time private physicians to enter into agreements with academic centers and large hospital systems in order to survive.

Kenny Lin, MD, The Common Sense Family Doctor

What can Rwanda teach the U.S. about primary care?

December 4, 2013

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As reviewed on this blog and in many other sources, the relative underinvestment of resources in primary care in the U.S. has a great deal to do with the fact that we spend far more on health services than anywhere else in the world but rank near the back of the pack in key health metrics such as life expectancy, infant mortality, and disability compared to other high-income countries.

Christina Thielst, Host of Christina's Considerations

Pressure to Attest for Meaningful Use

November 30, 2013

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I recently received a question via a referral from a friend and want to share it with my readers.

Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

“Down Jobbing” to Primary Care Technicians?

November 17, 2013

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“Which naturally prompts the DMCB to offer it’s own definition of down-jobbing: the historical movement of medical treatment from higher to lower levels or locations of health care services.”

As health cost increases moderate, consumers will pay more: will they seek less expensive care?

As health cost increases moderate, consumers will pay more: will they seek less expensive care?

June 30, 2013

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By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 6/18/2013 While there is big uncertainty about how health reform will roll out in 2014, and… Read More ›

MD Opts Out And It’s Working

MD Opts Out And It’s Working

June 3, 2013

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By Dave Chase First Posted at Forbes on 5/23/2013 Dr. Rob Lamberts is an entertaining and informative writer who has been chronicling his departure from… Read More ›

Tampa Stakes Its Claim to Lead Healthcare into the Future

Tampa Stakes Its Claim to Lead Healthcare into the Future

May 21, 2013

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By Dave Chase First Posted at Forbes on 5/9/2013 Jim Clifton, the Chairman of Gallup, makes a strong case that we’re in World War III… Read More ›

When It Comes to Nurse Care Managers in Primary Care Settings, It’s Not “Build or Buy,” It’s INVENT or Buy

When It Comes to Nurse Care Managers in Primary Care Settings, It’s Not “Build or Buy,” It’s INVENT or Buy

April 24, 2013

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By Dr. Jaan Sidorov First Posted at Disease Management Care Blog on 4/21/2013 The Passenger Pigeon. The Dodo bird.  The primary care clinic nurse.  All… Read More ›