Seven physicians - including four in the emergency department - are resigning from Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth. Hospital officials say the departures are due to changes the hospital is making to improve quality. But other physicians who have left in...
Preventing physician burnout and helping practices get up to speed on payment reform are top priorities for AAFP president-elect John Cullen, MD, director of emergency medical services at Providence Valdez Medical Center, in Valdez, Alaska.
A surgical resident is suing St. Louis University, its surgical residency program director, and its trauma service chief for what she claims is an unjustified decision requiring her to repeat her fourth year of training.
Bundled payments are not going to go away under the Trump administration, although the Department of Health and Human Services, under the leadership of orthopedic surgeon Tom Price, does appear to be slowing down bundled payment efforts.