Healthcare Reform and the ACA Perspective

 
 

  • Disparities in Monkeypox Show Missed Opportunities Monkeypox cases continue to increase across the country, and there remains great uncertainty about the future of this new public health crisis. Lessons from COVID could have prevented this crisis.
  • Healthcare Access Report Physicians reveal their attitudes about healthcare access, and how those challenges affect their patient's lives.
  • Why In-Flight Emergency Kits Need an Update   Robert D. Glatter, MD; Andrea Merrill, MD; Amy Ho, MD, MPH; and Lianne Mandelbaum discuss the challenges of using in-flight emergency kits.
  • Biden’s COVID: Was He a Good Enough Role Model for Staying Safe?   Professor Art Caplan discusses President Biden's diagnosis of COVID-19, the importance of transparency around his condition, and the potential impact on the pandemic.
  • Reversal of Roe v Wade Affects Adolescents Margaret Thew, RN, DNP, FNP, discusses the effects of abortion restrictions on adolescents, and the likelihood that parents and teens will come to clinicians for advice.
  • National Clinical Care Commission offers T2D Recommendations   William Herman, MD, MPH, discusses the National Clinical Care Commission recommendations on how to better prevent and treat type 2 diabetes.
  • Ever Been Pumpfraged? A Colorful Look at Medical Words: N Through Z Physician-artist Nick Love illustrates his singular take on medical word origins and the unanswered questions these words give rise to
  • With US Gun Violence, Silence = Death, so Where Is the Outrage? Moments of silence are a de minimis response to mass gun shootings. Loud, non-violent outrage will bring more attention and action to the public health crisis of gun violence in the US.
  • Physicians' Views on Today's Divisive Social Issues Report 2022 Physicians reveal their attitudes about 10 of today's hottest social issues, from racial disparities to gun control, and how those challenges affect their lives and practices.
  • More Practice Merger Options for Small Practices Joseph S. Eastern, MD, discusses several practice merger options for doctors with small practices, including forming a cooperative group and joining an independent practice association.
  • Best & Worst Places to Practice 2022 Some states offer lots of perks and temptations for physician practices, although each doctor has their own priorities that make some places more desirable.
  • Why Are We a 'Loss Leader' for Procedural Subspecialties? Dr Kenny Lin wishes he could say that family medicine and primary care are in a better position today than a decade ago.
  • Is the AMA Irrelevant or the Main Player? Books and articles expose the problems inside medicine but solutions don't seem to follow.
  • Advice on Small Practice Mergers If you are considering a merger, which offers many benefits, here are some things to think about, says Joseph S. Eastern, MD.
  • ACP-IM 2022 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ACP-IM 2022
  • Any Benefits for Docs in Govt's New Medicare Payment Model? A new payment model signals the government's continued experimentation to find a solution to the soon-to-be-bankrupt Medicare program. Will you be affected?
  • The Gridiron Club Dinner Was a Predictable Superspreader Event Relying on people being "thoughtful about their own risks and the risks they pose to others" is absurd and throws the vulnerable under the bus.
  • SGIM 2022 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from the SGIM 2022 Annual Meeting
  • House of Medicine for Rent Yale scholar Peter A. Swenson, PhD, says financial conflicts of interest plague medical societies in the United States, warping healthcare politics and jeopardizing patient care.
  • The Medical Model Doesn't Work for Mental Health   Former NIMH Director Tom Insel explains how the medical model has failed the field of psychiatry.