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GOP Health Care Law a Mixed Bag for Rheumatologists, Patients

GOP Health Care Law a Mixed Bag for Rheumatologists, Patients

The American College of Rheumatology's head of government affairs dissects the AHCA proposal and explains what it means for rheumatologists and their patients.

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Practice Management Lower Spending Seen In Practices With More High-Needs Patients

Lower Spending Seen In Practices With More High-Needs Patients

Practices with a higher proportion of high-needs patients achieve lower spending and utilization.

Practice Management Proportion of Women Among Academic Grand Rounds Speakers Well Short of Workforce Numbers

Proportion of Women Among Academic Grand Rounds Speakers Well Short of Workforce Numbers

Amidst academic grand rounds speakers, women are found to be underrepresented.

Practice Management ACGME: First-year Residents Can Work 24-hour Shifts

ACGME: First-year Residents Can Work 24-hour Shifts

Residency programs can increase shift hours for first-year residents from 16 to 24 hours, ACGME says.

Practice Management Immigration Order Disrupts Medical Residency Programs

Immigration Order Disrupts Medical Residency Programs

Physicians concerned that President Trump's immigration Executive Order could harm residency programs and health care services to underserved areas.

Practice Management Support for Healthcare Law Increasing, Says Poll

Support for Healthcare Law Increasing, Says Poll

Increase in the health law's popularity is largely due to an increase in support among independents.

Practice Management Higher Spending Physicians Do Not Achieve Better Outcomes

Higher Spending Physicians Do Not Achieve Better Outcomes

Study examined average physician spending using a random sample of Medicare patients.

Practice Management Obamacare Medicaid Expansion May Pose Challenges to Timely Care

Obamacare Medicaid Expansion May Pose Challenges to Timely Care

Data from 4 years before state Medicaid expansions and 2 years afterward.

Practice Management American College of Rheumatology Expresses Concerns About Proposed AHCA

American College of Rheumatology Expresses Concerns About Proposed AHCA

American College of Rheumatology provides mixed opinions on the proposed American Health Care Act.

Practice Management Patients Seldom Request Health Care Cost Estimates

Patients Seldom Request Health Care Cost Estimates

Data comes from two combined quantitative surveys, one involving patients and the other physicians or other health care providers, practice administrators, and C-suite executives.

Practice Management GOP Introduces Obamacare Replacement

GOP Introduces Obamacare Replacement

Republicans unveil proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act.

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