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Disclaimer: The views expressed in these articles are the personal views of Robert Moghim, M.D. and do not necessarily represent and are not intended to represent the views of the company or its employees.

 

August 9, 2018
Are New Health Care Partnerships Truly Revolutionary?
Are New Health Care Partnerships Truly Revolutionary?

There has been a thunderous response to the new partnership announced by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, but is this response deserved?

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May 10, 2018
Defining Value in a Value-Based Healthcare Payment System
Defining Value in a Value-Based Healthcare Payment System

The transition from a Fee For Service (FFS) healthcare payment system to a Value-Based System (VBS) has been gathering steam for years as more payers incorporate reimbursement protocols based on patient outcomes.

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April 12, 2018
Should Health Care Be A Basic Human Right?
Should Health Care Be A Basic Human Right?

In February 2018, an attempt to add an amendment to the Oregon Constitution to declare health care as a basic human right, came to an abrupt halt. 

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March 9, 2018
Are Temporary Doctors Less Qualified?
Are Temporary Doctors Less Qualified?

A temporary (locum tenens) doctor lacks long-term status, has fewer ties to the community, and has limited time to form relationships. Does this mean that they are less qualified?

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February 28, 2018
Does Medical Liability Tort Reform Work?
Does Medical Liability Tort Reform Work?

To really understand the issue of medical liability tort reform, one must look a little deeper into the structure of American health care.

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January 25, 2018
Amazon Poses Major Threat to Disrupt the Healthcare Industry
Amazon Poses Major Threat to Disrupt the Healthcare Industry

Amazon poses a major threat that could disrupt and reshape the entire healthcare industry

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January 5, 2018
4 Major Factors Patients Use When Choosing a Healthcare Provider
4 Major Factors Patients Use When Choosing a Healthcare Provider

Consumers are forcing changes in how patient care is promoted and delivered, here are the 4 major factors patients use when choosing a healthcare provider

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December 19, 2017
The Extinction of Private Practices Is Resulting In Rising Health Care Costs
The Extinction of Private Practices Is Resulting In Rising Health Care Costs

Private practices are struggling to compete with large health systems and without robust competition, health care costs will continue to rise.

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December 5, 2017
Legal Issues Related to Telemedicine
Legal Issues Related to Telemedicine

Telemedicine poses new legal issues which have kept some medical professionals from fully embracing this new health care platform.

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October 6, 2017
Defensive Medicine: The High Price of Malpractice Claims
Defensive Medicine: The High Price of Malpractice Claims

Defensive medicine is an all too common practice among physicians who are desperate to avoid stressful, costly malpractice claims.

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