The village doctor paradox

Health Care Dive

Teladoc CIO Claus Jensen argues that new models of care should break down silos and rebuild using virtual and physical platforms to connect patients' care over time

Call Your Senator and Help Give Doctors a Break

Bill Of Health

Want to help make a big change for our nation’s overworked doctors? introduced S.834 , the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act to confront the country’s growing shortage of doctors. Take both worst-case scenarios, and we are short 125,100 doctors. By Jacob Madden.

Doctor on Demand, Grand Rounds rebrand as Included Health to compete in crowded benefits space

Health Care Dive

Seven months after announcing plans to merge, virtual care company Doctor on Demand and clinical navigator Grand Rounds are launching a new brand for their combined company

How bad "cognitive ergonomics" can drain doctors' brainpower

Health Care Dive

Poor "cognitive ergonomics" adds to physician overload, affecting well-being and quality of care

Honoring All Our Doctors

Eclinical Works

Take time to say thanks on National Doctors’ Day. But when you examine National Doctors’ Day, the diagnosis is clear: It’s the real thing. National Doctors' DayWe’re all familiar with those “greeting card” holidays that turn out to be more marketing than substance.

Doctors slam surprise billing rule that details dispute resolution process

Health Care Dive

The interim final rule established that existing rates in a provider's geographic area will be a strong anchor for final payment decisions by arbitrators

The Doctorate degree: Do I need it?

Pro CRNA

In 2004, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced a bold recommendation that the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) be established as the gateway for entry to practice degree for all advanced practice nurses. Why a doctorate degree and why now?

Why would anyone want to be a family doctor?

Healthy Debate

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Should doctors care about your address?

Nordic

Should your doctor care about your address? If there’s anything I like, it’s pushing the envelope a little. Not too much, mind you. Just the right amount. I think I did a good job with the title of this blog post. It’s a bit provocative, but I suspect I won’t get too much hate mail.

Healthcare access, racial disparities, guns and climate – U.S. doctors are worried about some big social issues

Health Populi

Doctors heads and hearts are jammed with concerns beyond curing patients’ medical conditions: U.S. Underneath that top-line statistic, it’s important to note that: 52% of doctors are “very concerned” about healthcare access, 28% are “concerned,” and.

Flurry of doctor group buyouts helps fuel 'extraordinary' surge in health M&A

Health Care Dive

Companies across the healthcare spectrum are pursuing deals to strengthen operations after two years of pandemic-driven challenges, a new PwC report found

Honor Your Doctor – It’s National Doctors Day Today (and EveryDay)

Health Populi

Today, March 30, is National Doctors Day. We honor doctors annually on this day. The 2020 WebMD survey on the state of physicians showed a growing anomie among doctors working in the U.S. doctors, including: Too many bureaucratic tasks.

Call the ‘brown doctor’: A case for language-sensitive delivery of health care

Healthy Debate

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Digital abortion providers, doctors brace for complex legal landscape after SCOTUS ruling

Fierce Healthcare

Digital abortion providers, doctors brace for complex legal landscape after SCOTUS ruling. hlandi. Sun, 06/26/2022 - 20:35

Let Doctors Be Doctors With Better Patient Data

Fierce Healthcare

Let Doctors Be Doctors With Better Patient Data. admin. Tue, 10/26/2021 - 20:56

The doctor's visit of the future will be like having coffee with a friend. Here's why

Healthcare Dive

Solv Health CMO Robert Rohatsch contends that digital healthcare transformation will help GPs finally get back to what most of us really want to do in the first place — keep patients healthy

HLTH21: Grand Rounds Health, Doctor On Demand Rebrand as Included Health

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Grand Rounds Health and Doctor On Demand today announced their combined integrated virtual care and navigation company will be called Included Health. Digital Health Health IT Doctor On Demand

Healthcare access looms as doctors' top concern, followed by substance abuse, racial disparities and gun control

Fierce Healthcare

Healthcare access looms as doctors' top concern, followed by substance abuse, racial disparities and gun control. hlandi. Sat, 06/04/2022 - 13:23

FDA seeks comment on 3D printing of medical devices at hospitals, doctor's offices

Health Care Dive

The agency's discussion paper lays out the benefits and challenges of creating 3D-printed devices in healthcare settings as well as a potential approach for regulatory oversight

AMA moves against doctors who are spreading COVID-19 disinformation

Fierce Healthcare

AMA moves against doctors who are spreading COVID-19 disinformation. hlandi. Tue, 11/16/2021 - 12:38

16 doctors, clinic owners sentenced in $250M opioid fraud scheme

Fierce Healthcare

16 doctors, clinic owners sentenced in $250M opioid fraud scheme. dmuoio. Thu, 03/10/2022 - 12:19

Aging Populations of Consumers and Physicians Underpin the Future Doctor Shortage

Health Populi

What’s underneath the sobering forecast is a combination of aging patients and aging doctors. Health Populi’s Hot Points: How to mitigate the supply-and-demand gap between growing health citizen needs for care as we age, and a shortage of doctors? The U.S.

How much is too much? OIG warns about booze for doctors in medtech speaker programs

Health Care Dive

"This is a chance to take a hard look and see if it's worth it. The document may signal that some types of practices are just too risky," said Ben Wallfisch, a senior counsel with the Office of Counsel to the HHS Inspector General

Hospital, doctor lobbies sue HHS over implementation of surprise billing ban

Health Care Dive

Congress intended for an arbiter to be able to consider a constellation of factors when payment disputes arise, but the final rule severely limits what an arbiter can consider, the lawsuit claims

Dr. Roboto? Stanford Medicine Foresees Digital Doctors “Maturing”

Health Populi

The vast majority of doctors are using electronic health records, and four in ten have adopted telemedicine in their workflow. One in three doctors uses genetic screening, and one in four, wearable health devices.

Georgia Department of Public Health: Keeping Doctors and Patients Connected

CiscoHealth

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Doctors expect virtual primary care to surpass in-person visits in 5 years: survey

Fierce Healthcare

Doctors expect virtual primary care to surpass in-person visits in 5 years: survey. rtorrence. Thu, 03/03/2022 - 11:29

A year later: Reflections on another National Doctors’ Day

Meditech

I’m writing this on my flight back from Orlando following the 2022 HIMSS Conference. It’s been a whirlwind of a week and I’m finally getting a chance to take a breath and reflect on the experience. Physician EHR Coronavirus Genomics

Doctors’ Offices Morph into Bill Collectors As Patients Face Growing Out-Of-Pocket Costs

Health Populi

The reality of patients entering doctors’ offices expecting to deal with their health care cost challenges is spelled out in The Increasing Role of Physician Practices as Bill Collectors – Destined for Failure , published in JAMA , 30 July 2021. In the U.S.,

Nurses are the most trusted profession in America, followed by doctors and pharmacists

Health Populi

While the 3 health care professions rose once again to the top of the job-trust roster, nurses rank far greater than doctors and pharmacists by a 17-point margin of consumers rating the nursing profession with very high or high ethics (among 84 percent of all Americans). Doctors and pharmacists were virtually tied with two-thirds of U.S. The post Nurses are the most trusted profession in America, followed by doctors and pharmacists appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

HLTH21: Grand Rounds Health, Doctor on Demand rebrand combined company as Included Health

Fierce Healthcare

HLTH21: Grand Rounds Health, Doctor on Demand rebrand combined company as Included Health. pminemyer. Mon, 10/18/2021 - 07:30

Most doctors are compensated for volume, not value of care, research finds

Healthcare Dive

Health systems used financial incentives for quality and cost performance measures, but the percentage of total physician compensation based on quality and cost was just 9% for primary-care providers, according to the study

MedPAC declines to recommend to Congress additional pay bumps for doctors, hospitals

Fierce Healthcare

MedPAC declines to recommend to Congress additional pay bumps for doctors, hospitals. rking. Thu, 01/13/2022 - 16:07

Report: Over 220 doctors left Mission Health since its 2019 acquisition by HCA Healthcare

Fierce Healthcare

Report: Over 220 doctors left Mission Health since its 2019 acquisition by HCA Healthcare. dmuoio. Mon, 03/28/2022 - 16:23

Companies see a future for smart implants. Doctors are waiting for proof.

Healthcare Dive

Zimmer Biomet and Canary Medical are rolling out the first knee implant with an integrated sensor, though it will take time to learn how to incorporate that data into patient care, experts say

Pandemic has changed the way patients see doctors, new survey finds

Fierce Healthcare

Pandemic has changed the way patients see doctors, new survey finds. agliadkovskaya. Tue, 08/17/2021 - 11:11

Grand Rounds Health, Doctor on Demand Launch Coalition to Address Health Disparities in the Black Community

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Grand Rounds Health and Doctor On Demand , the leader in integrated virtual care and navigation, today announced a solution designed to help remove barriers to care for the Black community.

Doctor groups press lawmakers to ignore MedPAC recommendation to stand pat on pay in 2023

Fierce Healthcare

Doctor groups press lawmakers to ignore MedPAC recommendation to stand pat on pay in 2023. rking. Tue, 03/15/2022 - 16:36

‘You need not be alone anymore’: The doctor redefining palliative care

Healthy Debate

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COVID-19 pandemic taking a toll on doctors outside of work, survey finds

Fierce Healthcare

COVID-19 pandemic taking a toll on doctors outside of work, survey finds. hlandi. Tue, 01/18/2022 - 12:42

The Heart of Health at CES 2020 – Evidence & Innovation Bridge Consumers and Doctors

Health Populi

Diagnostics, represented by Last Gadget Standing winner for CES 2020, MedWand — “a doctor’s visit at a patient’s fingertips” — bolstering patient engagement in-between physician visits.

H1 Acquires London-Based Faculty Opinions to Broaden Global Doctor Network

HIT Consultant

H1’s expansive doctor network will now have the ability to discover research findings, develop ideas, and collaborate in the spirit of improving the world of medicine and scientific research.

Most health systems still base doctors' pay on volume, despite push towards value-based care: study

Fierce Healthcare

Most health systems still base doctors' pay on volume, despite push towards value-based care: study. hlandi. Fri, 01/28/2022 - 07:12