Practice Economics

Midterm ballot initiatives mostly favor physicians

California voters rejected a ballot initiative that would have required doctors to submit to ...

Inpatient handoff program reduced errors

Implementation of a resident handoff program at nine hospitals reduced both medical errors and ...

Medicaid expansion predicted to further crowd EDs

AT ACEP 2014 CHICAGO (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – Emergency department visits are projected to ...

Malpractice climate: ‘Stable, but still dysfunctional’

Fewer malpractice suits are resulting in paid claims against physicians while malpractice insurance premiums ...

Hospitalist role in ACOs still undefined

Hospitalists often take the lead in the refinement of electronic health records, but many ...