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Dr. Johnson discussed the ideas behind the motivation – intrinsic versus extrinsic – that drives physicians to be their best. In a future (and present) that values high-quality, cost-conscious care, physicians will be ranked, and even compensated, based on their patients’ outcomes. 109 more words

Morning Report

A designated parking space for moving in to long-term care

At Patients Canada, patients and those close to them partner with health care providers and others to help improve patient and family experience.

We always begin by receiving and listening to the experiences that patients and families have. 583 more words

Canadian Healthcare

Ukraine’s current healthcare market: Uncertainty, pricing reforms, and calls for the health minister’s resignation

Over the past few weeks reports have been surfacing in the Ukrainian media over calls for the resignation of Ukraine’s current Health Minister, Oleg Musiy. Although it is difficult to gauge the reliability of the reports – as to whether this is something that is indeed being seriously considered by policy makers – the reports nonetheless provide a window into some of the uncertainty faced within the country’s healthcare system. 578 more words

Healthcare Policy

As the ACA Turns

So now what?

If the Affordable Care Act was a soap opera – and who’s to say it’s not – I think even Susan Lucci would have lost faith by now in the merits of a plot leading to any type of long-term resolution, clarity or certainty. 739 more words

Editorials & Opinions

Resisting a Dangerous Consequence of Privatizing Medicaid

As of July 1 this year, my state has adopted an HMO model for its Medicaid plans. All Medicaid members have been assigned a primary care provider in the network. 1,328 more words

Worldview

New Greek health minister faces important challenges in drug P&R policy

Greece’s new health minister, Makis Voridis, inherits the same overriding issue in the area of pharmaceutical policy as his predecessor – fulfilling the requirements of the troika to keep public drug spending in the community-pharmacy sector to around EUR2 billion in 2014. 793 more words

Healthcare Policy

Dyson’s Law and the Medical Registrar: A frontline view

This is a follow-up to Dr Aroras’ earlier blog about the recent legislations surrounding Do Not Resuscitate orders. Dr Suthahar, who is a final year geriatric registrar, reflects on the immediate impact of the legislation on the wards and the acute general take. 607 more words

Geriatrics