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Pay Inequality, Contract Negotiation Top Concerns for Female Physicians

Pay Inequality, Contract Negotiation Top Concerns for Female Physicians

Many female physicians report feeling disadvantaged when negotiating contracts and feel they are assess for promotion using different criteria than those used for men.

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Pay Inequality, Contract Negotiation Top Concerns for Female Physicians

Pay Inequality, Contract Negotiation Top Concerns for Female Physicians

Many female physicians report feeling disadvantaged when negotiating contracts and feel they are assess for promotion using different criteria than those used for men.

Harnessing the Power of Technology in Your Medical Practice

Harnessing the Power of Technology in Your Medical Practice

Benefits of telehealth in psychiatry include lower cost of care, higher rates of healthcare utilization, and fewer missed appointments.

New Tools Available to Guide Physicians Through Merit-Based Payments

New Tools Available to Guide Physicians Through Merit-Based Payments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services added new online resources to assist physicians participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System and to those exploring the opportunities available.

Stronger Standards Needed for Shared Clinical Decision Making

Stronger Standards Needed for Shared Clinical Decision Making

Policy makers and health systems need to strengthen standards guiding the practice of shared decision making.

Physicians Finding Workaround Solutions for Rising Cost of Medications

Physicians Finding Workaround Solutions for Rising Cost of Medications

Some physicians are creating new ways to work around the rising costs of prescription medications.

Reflecting on the Fine Line Between Intimacy and Identification

Reflecting on the Fine Line Between Intimacy and Identification

A physician reflects on the fine line between creating intimacy with your patient and shielding yourself from getting too close to each and every case.

Patients Often Record Doctor's Visits to Share Information With Caregivers

Patients Often Record Doctor's Visits to Share Information With Caregivers

Many patients record office visits, often listening back to the tapes themselves or sharing with their caregiver.

AMA Module Helps Integrate Pharmacists Into Medical Practice

AMA Module Helps Integrate Pharmacists Into Medical Practice

The American Medical Association has a new education module to help embed clinical pharmacists within a medical practice.

Guidance on Preventing Medical Billing Errors

Guidance on Preventing Medical Billing Errors

Up to 80% of all medical bills contain mistakes, which can results in not just financial risk, but patient harm.

High Rate of Errors in Handwritten Opioid Prescriptions

High Rate of Errors in Handwritten Opioid Prescriptions

Errors are common in opioid medication prescriptions, and most often happen in handwritten prescriptions.