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Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
What happened to the family doctor?
Primary-care doctors take care of the young, the old and the in-between; the sick, the well and the dying. Ideally...
Web Exclusive: Plastic Surgeons Trivialize Cancer in Implant Patients, Group Says
Two plastic surgeon organizations have urged their members to misrepresent the risks of unusual cases of lymphoma to...
Web Exclusive: Physicians, Nurses Continue Primary Care Debate
A pair of articles in the New England Journal of Medicine fan the flames of discord about whether scope-of practice...
VA island dealt blow after building new clinic
For more than 30 years, Dr. David Nichols has piloted a plane or a helicopter across the Chesapeake Bay on his day off...
Renewed effort to lure doctors to rural areas faces obstacles
The Obama administration recently invested more than $1 billion from the stimulus and the healthcare law into the...
2,000 attend free health clinic at DC convention center
Back from the wilds of Virginia, where he hunts black bears with a bow and arrow and squirrels with a shotgun, John...
Bill that would offer free malpractice coverage faces hurdles
  House lawmakers moving legislation to lure physicians to medically underserved areas are hoping the politics...
Should Patients Read the Doctor’s Notes?
For 40 years, the tension over patient access has been playing out in hospitals, clinics and doctors’ offices...
A new practice: The doctor will see you today
Dennis M. Dimitri, MD, a family physician, runs a pretty unusual office. Few appointments are accepted in advance...

Book: Engage and Align the Medical Staff and Hospital Management
This resource combines the expertise of advisors from The Greeley Company and in-the-trenches hospital and medical...
Continuing Education: The Physician Advisor’s Role in CDI: A Collaborative Approach for Success
This one-day seminar provides an in-depth session on the essential functions of the physician advisor and his or her...
Book: Medical Staff Leadership Fundamentals Package
Arm your medical staff leaders with the tools they need to meet ongoing and emerging challenges. This three book...
Continuing Education: 7th Annual ACDIS conference
The 2014 Seventh Annual ACDIS Conference will feature a diverse range of sessions on the latest trends and cutting-edge...