Medical Malpractice News

20Jul, 2017

Where Does Your Home Town Rank on the Best and Worst Places to Practice Medicine?

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Most of us are proud of our city and state and probably believe it’s the best place to live and work. But the Medscape report, “Best and Worst Places to Practice 2017,” may shed some light on some other places that would be great, or not-so-great, to practice medicine. Where does your city rank? Every year Medscape puts out the rankings based on criteria such as numbers of medical malpractice lawsuits, cost of medical malpractice insurance, physician burnout, medical board actions, physician income, divorce rate, crime rate, cost of living […]
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8Dec, 2016

What is MACRA?

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Every couple of years, seemingly out of nowhere, a new hot topic pops up in the healthcare industry. Not long ago HIPAA compliance was all that was talked about, before that RAC Audits, SGR fix, Affordable Care Act, and on and on.  With each new push for something new comes a new wave of fear in the medical community.  The latest buzz in healthcare seems to be MACRA, MIPS, and APMs, and the anxiety is rising as providers try to understand how it works, and how it affects them.  In […]
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3Nov, 2016

Halloween & Healthcare – Talking Diabetes

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What do you usually think about when you hear the word Halloween? Trick or treating, costumes and candy! Sugar, Sugar, Sugar! It is a fun night for children to get dressed up, grab a bag, run around the neighborhood ,and collect lots of yummy, sugary, candy! We’ve all done it and, needless to say, it was always a good time. So, eQuoteMD thought this would be a good time to discuss a disease which deals directly with sugar.  
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17Aug, 2016

Good News for Doctors – Compensation is Going Up!

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After reviewing the Medscape Physician Compensation Report for 2016, there is plenty of good, encouraging news to share! This report is based on data gathered from nearly 20,000 physicians around the country. This year’s report is full of exciting information for seasoned physicians who have been practicing for some time as well for young doctors who have many potential years of earning ahead. In short we are seeing positive trends in compensation and overall job satisfaction. According to the Medscape report the top three overall earners this year are orthopedists, […]
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