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Can I get a "gentle" cesarean?

New trend in birthing on the rise among clinics.

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CMS proposal exempts more small practices from MACRA

Practices with under $90,000 in Medicare revenue or fewer than 200 Medicare patients annually would be exempt.

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Twitter: top 10 PCPs to follow

Medical Economics offers a list of primary care physicians with tweets worth tracking.

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Life with spina bifida gives surgeon unique perspective

Houston pediatric surgeon Mary Austin repairs defect in utero, but rarely shares how it has affected her own life.

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American Medical Association delegates push for MOC credit

Board-certified physicians should get credit for participating in quality improvement and patient safety programs, resolution says.

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3 in 4 consumers open to telehealth

Advisory Board survey suggests patients prefer telehealth and mobile care access.

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Direct primary care model debated

Payers won't support primary care at the level it needs, says physician founder of faltering Seattle model.

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CMS offers help with new Medicare numbers

Website, newsletter, and quarterly calls planned during new ID roll out.

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New AMA head outlines priorities

Missouri family physician David Barbe says ACA repeal, Medicaid funding, opioid treatment, and physician burnout are among top issues.

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Shorter list of MIPS measures: panel

Federal advisory panel suggests changes to new Medicare payment system to make it less burdensome on clinicians.

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6 members of federal HIV/AIDS panel resign

On departing, they said the Trump administration doesn't care about the disease.

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Make friends with your EMR

Learn all the system's capabilities to get the most our of your substantial investment.

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Internist vs specialist

A physician suggests what we pay different specialties reflects a dysfunctional system.

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Is there really lead in my baby’s food?

Environmental group warns of lead exposure from eating baby food.

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