Clinical CareDocs Complain to Congress About Prior Authorization Hurdles
Physicians say prior authorization creates undue time burden and administrative costs.
US Obesity Rates Reach Historic Highs
Report calls for sugary drink taxes, expanded nutrition programs and encourages physical activity to address this health crisis.
Clinical CarePC Docs Face Obstacles Identifying, Managing Chronic Kidney Disease
Primary care physicians complain about a lack of access to CKD clinical information systems, insufficient patient education materials.
Clinical CareMillions Of Diabetes Patients Are Missing Out On Medicare's Nutrition Help
Not enough physicians know that Medicare will pay for nutritional counseling.
Clinical Care10 Areas Where Artificial Intelligence Can Revolutionize Primary Care
Top areas where AI can have a significant effect on primary care include risk prevention and intervention, population health management,...
Clinical CareFounding Dean Selected for New KGI School of Medicine in California
J. Mario Molina, MD, former chief executive of Molina Healthcare, has been picked to lead the new medical school in...
Clinical CareCritics Bash Story on 'Work-Life Balance' in Medicine
New York Times piece ignores the realities facing working physician mothers, they say.
Clinical CareCalifornia Achieves $345M in Cost Avoidance Through Federal Clinical Practice Initiative
Practice transformation networks engage 9,800 physicians who serve 5.9 million patients in The Golden State.
StrategyPrimary Care Staffing Models Should Evolve Amid Shift to Value-Based Care
Providers with higher-level skills in their staffing mix aren't necessarily more productive than those that rely exclusively on medical assistants.
Clinical CareFederal Experts' Advice On HPV Vaccine Could Leave Adults Confused
Public health advocates say new HPV guidelines don't provide doctors and patients clear guidance about who in this expansive age...
InnovationA Good Reason for Selfies: Measuring BP
Novel smartphone-based technology tracks 'imperceptible facial blood flow change.'
StrategyDeadline Arrives to Express Interest in CMS Direct Contracting Model
After a delay, the deadline marks a moment of truth for a CMS payment model that some have heralded as...