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Buying a Practice? Here's What You Should Know

Buying a Practice? Here's What You Should Know

Physicians must remember that they will be a business owner in addition to being a health care provider.

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Cost of Services Driving Up Health Care Spending

Cost of Services Driving Up Health Care Spending

There has been an increase in health care spending from 1996-2013.

Many Patients Unaware of Driving Impairments Associated With Medications

Many Patients Unaware of Driving Impairments Associated With Medications

The likelihood of reporting having received information about potential impairment was highest for users of prescribed sedatives.

CMS Investigating Impact of Regulations on Clinicians

CMS Investigating Impact of Regulations on Clinicians

The CMS is going to investigate the effects of provider regulations on clinical practice.

Interns Face Increasing Depressive Symptoms

Interns Face Increasing Depressive Symptoms

During the internship year for training physicians, depressive symptoms tend to increase.

What's Next for the Choosing Wisely Campaign?

What's Next for the Choosing Wisely Campaign?

The "choosing wisely" campaign brings awareness to unnecessary and harmful healthcare.

Unsafe Drinking Water: Your Role as a Clinician

Unsafe Drinking Water: Your Role as a Clinician

Most physicians in Flint were not trained in advocacy or leadership and had not received formal environmental health training.

Prescribing Behavior Influenced by Industry Gifts

Prescribing Behavior Influenced by Industry Gifts

Physicians who received small gifts had more expensive claims and more branded claims than those who received no gifts.

Clinician Job Satisfaction Reduces Burnout

Clinician Job Satisfaction Reduces Burnout

Clinicians who are satisfied with their jobs are less likely to leave their practice.

Increased Risk of Burnout in Female Physicians

Increased Risk of Burnout in Female Physicians

Female physicians tend to be more burned out than male physicians.

Low-Cost Services Contribute to Unnecessary Health Spending

Low-Cost Services Contribute to Unnecessary Health Spending

Nearly $10 per beneficiary per month was spent unnecessarily on low-value services.

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