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Don't Trust Yelp Reviews For Physicians

Online consumer reviews of plastic surgeons tend to be polarized, and some come from people who consulted with the doctor but never had surgery, a new study suggests.

This Bill Will Drive Physicians Out of Practice in California

If you have not yet heard about Assembly Bill (AB) 3087, a bill that was presented in the California State Assembly this spring, you should keep reading and be very concerned. This bill, introduced by Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D- San Jose), is the latest effort by special interests to unilaterally implement state control of physician practices and payments.

5 Reasons Physicians Are Cancelling Their Health Insurance

No one knows the pitfalls of going without health insurance better than the physicians who treat uninsured patients, but some of those very doctors are so frustrated with America's healthcare system that they're abandoning their own insurance coverage.

America's Uninsured Rate Climbs To 15.5%

The number of working-age Americans without health insurance grew by an estimated 4 million since March 2017, according to the Commonwealth Fund's ACA Tracking Survey.

To Combat Physician Burnout and Improve Care, Fix the Electronic Health Record

After a blizzard of hype surrounding the electronic health record (EHR), health professionals are now in full backlash mode against this complex new tool. They are rightly seen as a major cause of professional burnout among physicians and nurses: Clinicians are spending almost half their professional time typing, clicking, and checking boxes on electronic records. They can and must be made into useful, easy-to-use tools that liberate, rather than oppress, clinicians.

100 Million Americans Have Chronic Pain. Very Few Use One Of The Best Tools To Treat It.

There are 100 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain, and an unknown number of them have back pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia symptoms, or other forms of pain that have no diagnosed physical cause. Psychotherapy can reduce the suffering.

More Patients Are Taking Home Recordings Of Their Doctor Visits. But Who Else Could Listen?

Doctors across the U.S. have begun doing what once seemed unthinkable in a litigious health care environment: recording their medical conversations with patients and encouraging them to review the audio at home.

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