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A Few Bad Apples: Managing Malpractice Claims

A Few Bad Apples: Managing Malpractice Claims

Ranking or otherwise gauging physician quality isn't just a way to assign bragging rights — performance metrics can be used to set reimbursement levels, tailor insurance, and identify physicians who are falling behind.

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AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence

AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence

Health-related AI solutions in the pipeline or currently available should enhance physician and patient decision-making to advance improved health outcomes.

Insurance Status Tied to Higher Self-Perceived Poor/Fair Health

Insurance Status Tied to Higher Self-Perceived Poor/Fair Health

Underinsured and never insured adults are more likely than adequately insured adults to report poor/fair health and frequent mental distress.

AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions

AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions

A new policy opposing lockout provisions that block Medicaid patients from the program for lengthy periods and instead supporting allowing patients to reapply immediately for redetermination was adopted by the American Medical Association House of Delegates during the AMA's annual meeting in Chicago.

Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices

Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices

Practices that don't have specific cyber insurance often have some limited coverage through their malpractice.

Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine

Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine

Clinicians will have more opportunity to use technology with extra codes approved by CPT Editorial Panel.

Cohesive Teams Can Help Blend Clinical Care With Education

Cohesive Teams Can Help Blend Clinical Care With Education

Building cohesive teams in teaching clinics can help blend clinical care with education for residents.

Better Care Quality Needed for Universal Health Coverage

Better Care Quality Needed for Universal Health Coverage

In order to achieve universal health coverage, stakeholders must focus on the quality of health services.

Gender-Based Salary Inequalities Pervasive in Internal Medicine

Gender-Based Salary Inequalities Pervasive in Internal Medicine

Gender-based salary differences were the same regardless of whether or not the respondent was a parent.

Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance

Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance

By understanding three indices and metrics, physicians can change the financial outcome of their medical practice.

New Short-Term Health Plans Have Large Coverage Gaps

New Short-Term Health Plans Have Large Coverage Gaps

There are large coverage gaps in short-term health plans that were approved Wednesday by the Trump administration.

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