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Name: Joyce Miller
Date registered: April 3, 2012

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  1. “The doctor won’t see you now. He’s clocked out.” — September 29, 2014
  2. Electronic cigarette use among patients with cancer — September 25, 2014
  3. Why physicians won’t unite to “rescue” medicine — September 16, 2014
  4. American Geriatrics Society Feeding Tubes in Advanced Dementia Position Statement — September 16, 2014
  5. Delirium in elderly people — September 11, 2014

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“The doctor won’t see you now. He’s clocked out.”

by jmiller on September 29, 2014

“This system misses all of the intangible factors that help gauge the quality and efficiency of the care being delivered.   It focuses physicians on the wrong goals for promoting health, such as how well they code chart to capture higher-value “units”.  The Advisory Board Company, a health-care consulting firm, estimates that when hospitals last went on a physician-acquisition binge in the late 1990s, productivity fell as much as 35%.”  (WSJ Mar 2013)  Click here to read full text.