Keyword: American Academy of Family Physicians
While doctors have been urged to avoid prescribing opioids together with benzodiazepines whenever possible, a study says the practice has increased.
Given new government guidelines, physicians should consider writing a prescription for naloxone along with those for opioids for high-risk patients.
It can be tough for doctors to talk to their patients about life expectancy and, as it turns out, it’s a discussion patients like to avoid as well.
Humana’s annual assessment of value-based care portrays continued progress and growing promise for outcomes-based payment methodologies.
The administration has overstepped its boundaries, and patients will suffer under the rule, said AHA's president. Physician organizations disagree.
The Trump administration stopped action last year to update standards for accessible medical treatment within the Americans with Disabilities Act.
As rates of sexually transmitted infections steadily rise nationwide, experts say primary care doctors need to step up screening and treatment.
A new survey shows ACOs could leave the Medicare Shared Savings Program and fewer might enter if proposed changes are finalized.
The DOJ approved the $69 billion CVS-Aetna merger on Wednesday after Aetna agreed to sell off its Part D business, and other physician practice news.
Under a new proposal, for the first time Medicare would pay doctors for telemedicine services. But some physicians say that may not be a good idea.