With as many as 60% of physicians itching to quit, it's time to address the chief factors pushing them toward the exits—malpractice concerns in an oppressive business climate, and lack of forceful group representation. >>>
Kaiser Permanente chairman and CEO George Halvorson discusses his plans to step down in December 2013 from his dual role as chief of the nation's largest nonprofit health plan and head of a health system with 37 hospitals and 600 medical offices. >>>
The CEO of a Kansas health center touts his board-approved progressive plan to give doctors flexibility and control over an eight-week paid time off policy. After comparing the total cost of coverage to paying locums' rates, he says, "We just can't afford not to do this." >>>
To curb prescription drug abuse, pain management advocates are trumpeting training programs for physicians and other healthcare providers over an FDA proposal to change labeling requirements on opioids. >>>
While most medical students feel obligated to put the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into practice, they don't understand much about it, a study shows. Does spending time scrutinizing the details of healthcare policies serve medical students well? >>>
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