Cutting-edge stories about updates and issues in health policy

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Physician Compensation 2020: How Much Money Do U.S. Doctors Make Per Year?

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 11/8/2020 - 10

Doximity’s Physician Compensation report revealed that income growth slowed and the gender wage gap grew in 2020 due to the pandemic..

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Conservative vs. Liberal Views of Social Change: Who’s Right?

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD - 11/3/2020 - 2

Can conservative ans liberal views be married in order to come up with social policies that benefit society as a whole?

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Fake Health News: How to Recognize It So You Can Stay Safe

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 10/12/2020 - 2

Fake health news stories are flooding the internet. Here’s how you can determine the credibility of the information and its publisher.

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Resources to Help You Get Out (and Protect) the Vote

Molly Coye, M.D. and Chris Cassel, M.D. - 10/10/2020 - 16

The Presidential election is almost upon us. Here are the resources you need to help you vote (early) and get out the vote.

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Managing Cultures During Physician Practice Merger

Nick Hernandez, MBA, FACHE - 8/20/2020 - 3

Culture is the most common reason why practice mergers fail. However, there are steps you can take to end up with a supportive culture.

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Does the US Have a Physician Shortage or a Physician Training Shortage?

Supreet Chahal, MBBS and Henna Sawhney, MBBS - 7/22/2020 - 4

The number of medical school graduates greatly exceeds the number of 1st-year residency positions. There’s a serious physician training shortage in the US.

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New Long-Term Care Benefits Added to Medicare Advantage Plans

Lindsay M Engle - 7/21/2020 - 4

Medicare’s coverage of long-term care is limited, but new benefits added to some Medicare Advantage plans will help more seniors to continue to live at home

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