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Misnomers in Medicine: A Closer Look at Fee-for-Service | Robert Nelson, MD | LinkedIn

Part of the explanation as to why FFS is bad, and why VBP is good, is somewhat valid, but it doesn’t tell the whole story.  The narrative goes like this.  155 more words

Economic Issues

How We Can Revolutionize the Doctor-Patient Relationship

In an eye opening article written by David C. Dugdale, Ronald Epstein, and Steven Z. Pantilat, (link attached below) the  Doctor-Patient relationship is analyzed in terms of time spent in a visit. 779 more words

Medicine: Not Horrible Tasting Cherry Stuff Anymore!

Step In.

Allow me to wax philosophical.

I have a violin performance coming up in a couple of weeks.  It’s not a big deal but my debilitating performance anxiety makes it seem so.  665 more words


The Medical Student

She was not old for a medical student I suppose, although her face spoke of experience far beyond her years. But how do you measure age in a profession that cherishes the wisdom and equanimity that so often accompany Time’s passage? 1,353 more words

Healthcare IT: the secret barrier to patient satisfaction nobody wants to talk about

I was recently talking to a patient about having some extra help at home when she left the hospital with home nursing services. The elderly lady, highly intelligent and fiercely independent, politely declined with the reply: “No, I’m fine thanks Dr Dhand—all they’ve done before is just come in with their computers, barely talk to me, enter a few things on their keyboards and then leave”. 612 more words