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The Current State of Medical Malpractice

The Current State of Medical Malpractice

Many in the medical field are wondering whether now may be the right time for medical malpractice reform.

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Little Evidence to Support Doctor, Patient Electronic Communication Guidelines

Little Evidence to Support Doctor, Patient Electronic Communication Guidelines

There is not a lot of evidence available for guidelines on electronic communication between patients and providers.

Physicians Should Encourage Online Feedback From Patients

Physicians Should Encourage Online Feedback From Patients

Many patients use online reviews as their first step to finding a new doctor.

How to Prevent Medical Practice Billing Errors

How to Prevent Medical Practice Billing Errors

Having strategies can help prevent errors in medical practice billing.

Sharing Notes With Patients May Be Beneficial

Sharing Notes With Patients May Be Beneficial

Patient engagement is increased when they are able to read visit notes a provide feedback.

Improved Patient-Centered Communication Reduces Physician Burnout

Improved Patient-Centered Communication Reduces Physician Burnout

Improved patient-physician communication can reduce burnout and improve care.

Market Competition Influences Generic Drug Price

Market Competition Influences Generic Drug Price

The changes in price of generic drugs is being influenced by market competition levels.

Physicians See Nearly 3% Rise in Compensation

Physicians See Nearly 3% Rise in Compensation

In 2016, 77% of physician specialties experienced increases in compensation, with an overall weighted average increase of 2.9%.

Tips for Electronically Communicating With Patients

Tips for Electronically Communicating With Patients

When conveying electronic messages to patients, sensitivity and care should be taken into account.

Most Americans Don't Have Advance Directives

Most Americans Don't Have Advance Directives

The researchers found that 36.7% of those in the studies had completed an advance directive, including 29.3% with living wills.

Hospice Care Quality Varies Among Minorities

Hospice Care Quality Varies Among Minorities

Black and Hispanic patients may receive worse end-of-life care.

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