4 ethical dilemmas facing physicians
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently Medical Economics http://medicaleconomics.modernmedicine.com * noted: “Today’s physicians are subject to numerous competing pressures, rooted in both time and money, perhaps to an extent t...
Top Doctors, Dead or Alive
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently the New York Times http://well.blogs.nytimes.com * noted: “The official letter is sitting on my desk, announcing that a relative of mine has just been named one of the world’s top physicia...
4 common misconceptions patients have about their insurance
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently an AMA Viewpoints article http://www.ama-assn.org * noted: “There’s been a lot about health insurance exchanges in the news lately, and I think it underscores the general confusion many of...
Electronic Monitoring Increases Healthcare Worker Hand Hygiene Rates *
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
“The New Jersey Hospital Association reported: “Hand hygiene rates were found to be three times higher when auditors were visible to healthcare workers than when there were no auditors present, acc...
CDC director warns of 'post-antibiotic era'
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a The Hill article http://thehill.com * noted: “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that the government needs to take immediate action before we live in a world wher...
How can we confront our pediatrician about not washing his hands?
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a Parenting Stack Exchange post http://parenting.stackexchange.com * noted: “We recently changed medical insurance plans and switched to a new pediatrician. My wife is in nursing school an...
The Phony "Narrow Network" Scare
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a New York Times editorial http://www.nytimes.com * noted: “Republicans contend that the Affordable Care Act is a failure because many of the plans sold on the online health exchanges limi...
New health plans' limitations anger enrollees
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a USA Today article http://www.usatoday.com * noted: “Nancy Pippenger and Marcia Perez live thousands of miles apart but have the same complaint: Doctors who treated them last year won't t...
Integrating telemedicine into your practice
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a Medical Economics article http://medicaleconomics.modernmedicine.com * noted: “Many primary care physicians worry that the rapidly-growing field of telemedicine is just too complicated a...
Point-of-care apps: How docs can make the most of eight minutes
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a MedCity News article http://medcitynews.com * noted: “Eight minutes. That’s approximately how long new doctors spend face-to-face with patients today. In those precious eight minutes, do...