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Keith L. Martin
6 reasons it's critical to have an IT emergency plan in place
With small practices largely outsourcing tech support, it’s critical they take steps to be prepared
CVS-Aetna deal could be costly for independent physician practices
Will CVS require patients to go to MinuteClinics instead of the physician they are used to seeing?
Our 2018 resolutions to readers
I want to go on record now with a few that the entire team at Medical Economics plans to keep in 2018
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2018
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2018
Many physicians are relieved to see 2017 come to an end.
Q&A: Refocusing physician-patient communication
In the book, “What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear,” Danielle Ofri, an associate professor of medicine at the New York University School of Medicine, examines the state of physician-patient communication and what can be done to reduce the distractions and get back to focusing on improving the patient’s health.
Doctors’ salaries are not the problem behind rising U.S. healthcare costs
In the ongoing examination of U.S. healthcare costs, one economist has found the lone trouble spot: physician salaries.
Verma: Time to ‘reset’ EHRs to get to interoperability
After nearly a decade of regular use, it’s time to rethink and restart how physicians use electronic health records (EHRs), according to Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Stop suggesting physicians are ‘bought’ through pharma gifts
Seeing a dollar amount next to a physician’s name without context is a dangerous practice
6 steps to avoid a health IT outage
6 steps to avoid a health IT outage
When an IT emergency strikes medical practices, there’s a small window to avoid big losses of time and money, so it’s best to have a plan in place.
To give care to others, physicians shouldn’t be afraid to get help
Four out of 10 U.S. physicians reported they would be reluctant to seek formal medical care for treatment of a mental health condition for fear of repercussions to their licensure

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