Posted by Jean Silver-Isenstadt, MD, PhD, NPA Executive Director January 26, 2012 at 10:01 AM
I attended a health policy conference last week where the buzz was women. The question on everyone’s mind was: Why aren’t American women angrier that every last one of the Republican candidates for president has threatened to repeal a law that has brought the greatest advance for women in a generation? The experts had an [...]
Posted by Adair Parr, MD, JD July 18, 2011 at 10:22 AM
An editorial published on July 17, 2011 in the New York Times underscores the value of Medicaid. The editorial notes that recent claims that Medicaid patients receive poor care have been refuted by a recent randomized controlled trial conducted in Oregon. The study is being published by the National Bureau of Economic Research and was [...]
What works best to reassure a skeptical patient when evidence shows that less intervention is better care?
Posted by Adair Parr, MD, JD May 30, 2011 at 12:56 PM
As a regular feature of our monthly newsletter and blog, we are posing questions important to NPA members and asking you to join the conversation. This month, The Good Stewardship Working Group of the National Physicians Alliance published “The ‘Top 5’ Lists in Primary Care: Meeting the Responsibility of Professionalism” in The Archives of Internal [...]