Neda Ratanawongsa, MD, MPH, Associate Chief Health Informatics Officer for Ambulatory Services, shares her insight on how to best manage the challenge of tackling electronic health record requirements while also optimizing patient encounters.
The Value-Based Payment Modifier program is not associated with differences in performance between practices serving higher-risk and lower-risk patients.
Patient satisfaction was reportedly worse with clinicians denying certain requests, including laboratory test, referrals, pain medications, and other tests.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has launched an initiative to examine which provider regulations should be discarded or revamped amid concerns that the regulations are reducing the amount of time that physicians spend with patients.
Minimizing daily laboratory testing strategically and systematically may reduce preventable harm to patients and will lower overall hospital costs.
Emergency departments contributed to an average of 47.7% of the medical care delivered in the United States, and the percentage rose steadily over the 14-year study period.
Patients believe that physicians who communicate face-to-face without a computer have better compassion, communication skills, and professionalism.
Coeditor-in-chief of The Encyclopedia of Creativity ,Steven Pritzker, PhD, discusses how physicians can utilize creativity in health care to improve patient care.
The natural curiosity provoked by looking at research and clinical care with a sense of wonder may help us find new ways to deal with old problems and, in turn, improve care for our patients.
One physician reflects on the importance of strengthening the relationship between you and your patient, and why it matters.
Concierge medicine fills an important and growing niche in today's medical marketplace, appealing to thousands of physicians around the country and the scores of patients they serve.
There is a lot you can learn from your patients that was never taught at medical school.
Patients express preference for a pharmacy-driven model of primary care vs a pharmacy offering primary care services.
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