Browsing: Health Policy

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Creating Safe Harbors: Rethinking Tort Reform More than 75% of physicians will face a medical malpractice claim over the course of their career.1 This experience is often emotionally and financially
A True Dental Emergency Since the 1920s, 54 countries have had great success utilizing specialty-trained dental therapists to provide dental care in their communities. Non-traumatic dental pain (NTDP
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Developing the Physician Advocate While most of you will have graduated and moved into practice by the time all these changes take place, it is important to remain informed about the current challeng
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A Solution to the SGR: Value-Based Medicare Payments You have probably heard of the SGR, or Sustainable Growth Rate. It is a formula that was put in place in 1997 as part of the Balanced Budget Act t
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A Seat at the Table: Physicians as Policymakers Imagine a world where patients in need of emergent treatment were turned away because of their race, religious beliefs, or ability to pay. Believe it o