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.
There has been a thunderous response to the new partnership announced by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, but is this response deserved?
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.
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.
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?
To really understand the issue of medical liability tort reform, one must look a little deeper into the structure of American health care.
Amazon poses a major threat that could disrupt and reshape the entire healthcare industry
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
Private practices are struggling to compete with large health systems and without robust competition, health care costs will continue to rise.
Telemedicine poses new legal issues which have kept some medical professionals from fully embracing this new health care platform.
Defensive medicine is an all too common practice among physicians who are desperate to avoid stressful, costly malpractice claims.
The dollars and cents of medical care have long been shrouded in mystery, but renewed efforts by government leaders and consumer groups are compelling more physicians to bring up the issue of cost.
As popularity continues to grow, there will undoubtedly be an enormous surge in the utilization of virtual healthcare
What are the new challenges and implications we can expect, if President Trump's health care reform bill passes and how will this affect the healthcare market?
There is a brewing conflict in medicine concerning limitations on doctors who may be too old to effectively practice medicine.
Telemedicine in conjunction with locum tenens may be the solution to the physician shortage crisis as well as the lack of healthcare in rural areas.
In more recent years, as the physician shortage has worsened, a reliance on locum tenens coverage has quickly become a common practice throughout the industry.
By 2020, the shortage of anesthesiologists is expected to grow to 12,500, almost 4 times higher than the estimated shortage in 2011. A brewing crisis...
On April 6. 2017, the first seven states—Idaho, Wyoming, Kansas, Iowa, Wisconsin, Alabama and West Virginia—of the IMLC began processing applications for expedited licensure.
Staffing demands continue to grow for hospitalists. With an 18.78 percent growth in compensation since 2011, it is one of the highest increases in pay of all specialties. It is a wonderful time to be a hospitalist...
Some governing entities like the state of California are considering a single payer system to rein in costs and grant coverage to all state residents.