In this Special Communication, Kaiser Family Foundation CEO Drew Altman and Senator William Frist review the history and roles of Medicare and Medicaid in the US health system and discuss the program’s future.
This Viewpoint discusses structuring practice environments with incentives and motivators of professionalism to help physicians accomplish the Triple Aim of better health, better health care, and lower cost.
This Viewpoint discusses the 4 key elements—clinical governance, management capabilities, clinical performance information transparency, and appropriateness of of financial incentives—of large group practice models to preserve successful physician self-regulation in the employment setting.
This Viewpoint discusses use of a shared governance model for undergraduate medical education as a framework for ongoing professional development of physicians.
This Viewpoint discusses the potential enhancements to medical professionalism made possible through effective work with accrediting and certifying organizations.
This Viewpoint proposes that expanding fiduciary duty to leaders of health-related businesses can help leaders meet the challenges of caring for not only the corporation and shareholders but also the patients and medical professionals.
This Viewpoint discusses recent controversy involving the American Board of Internal Medicine’s Maintenance of Certification program and their plans for the future.
This Viewpoint discusses challenges that the United Kingdom has faced regarding the regulation of physicians in the wake of serious failures in health care.
This Viewpoint discusses the changing roles of state medical boards from inception and their importance to physicians and society.