News tagged with primary care physicians

Top ten physician challenges of 2014 discussed

(HealthDay)—The top ten challenges for physicians in 2014 relate to payment for medical services and government mandates, as well as adapting to a changing patient population and the need to improve work-life ...

Jan 27, 2014
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Childhood cancer survivors experience a gap in care

A recent study shows that many internists feel ill-equipped to care for adult patients who are childhood cancer survivors. Eugene Suh, MD, assistant professor in the division of Pediatric Hematology & Oncology at Loyola University ...

Jan 24, 2014
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Experts predict ACA's areas of primary care impact

(HealthDay)—The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will transform primary care, and predictions of this impact center around some common themes, according to an article published Dec. 25 in Medical Economics.

Jan 16, 2014
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Inside Obamacare

Since it became law in 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been one of the most hotly debated pieces of legislation in recent years and continues to be controversial as it is implemented. ...

Jan 15, 2014
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Childhood cancer survivors a growing patient population

(HealthDay)—Improved treatment of childhood cancer has led to an unprecedented health care problem, with primary care physicians unprepared to care for the special medical needs of adult cancer survivors, ...

Jan 06, 2014
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Alternative to Medicare sustained growth rate proposed

(HealthDay)—A proposed alternative to the Medicare sustained growth rate (SGR) formula for physicians encourages Medicare to adopt advanced primary care practice (APCP) as a new provider category, according ...

Dec 26, 2013
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US adults want physicians managing their health care

(HealthDay)—U.S. adults prefer physicians to non-physicians for health care and would choose a physician to lead their medical team, according to the results of a survey commissioned by the American Academy ...

Dec 24, 2013
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