Debra Shute is the Senior Physicians Editor for HealthLeaders Media.
Medical doctors surveyed cited "fear of malpractice" as the top reason for unnecessary care. Researchers suggest that aspiring MDs learn about overtreatment well before it becomes a concern.
Practice leaders explain how key metrics help groups meet their missions.
American Medical Group Association, American Hospital Association, weigh in on Medicare’s proposed rule.
“Healthcare professionals are realistically more aware of the danger” of violence in hospitals, researcher says.
Physicians older than 50 are motivated by a different set of factors than younger doctors, research suggests.
Research findings confirm the problems severity, concluding that opioid-related demand for acute care services has outstripped the available supply.
Oregon Medical Group is using principles from Lean methodology to translate the organization's high-level goals into the daily work of clinicians and staff.
One in five groups participating in MIPS plan to report the minimum amount of data to avoid a penalty in 2019.
Most physicians haven't been taught how to care for transgender or non-binary patients, or even how to communicate with them. But the skills are teachable, says one expert.
Fewer than 12% of mid-career physicians reported dissatisfaction with their jobs in 2016, but 25% were unhappy with their pay, according to a new survey.