ALSO NOTED: The future of "retainer medicine" worth considering; Hospitalists are here to stay; and much more...

> An academic medical center dean explains why putting primary care physicians on retainer can be more cost-effective than fee for service. Blog

> Physicians are chewing over the recent New England Journal study concluding that hospitalists can save on healthcare costs. One physician concludes that studies aside, hospitalists are here to stay. Blog

> Here's yet another in a series of recent blog posts suggesting that there's some deep concern over the future of medical education. Blog

> One healthcare economist offers his view on what California's high-profile universal healthcare model is flawed. Blog

And Finally... Do you believe in these medical myths? Apparently, many physicians do. Article