Are Virtual Doctor Visits Really Cost-Effective?
eHealth
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Are Virtual Doctor Visits Really Cost-Effective?

Gary Levin - Mar 13, 2017

Consultations with doctors by phone or video conference appear to be catching on, with well over a million virtual visits reported in 2015. The convenience of “telehealth”…

Health Reform
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Health Reform Office Hours

Gary Levin - Mar 14, 2013

Those who are implementing the accountable care act are not the same as those who wrote the law. Those who are implementing the accountable care act are…

Business
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Wal-Mart and Your Health Care

Gary Levin - Nov 13, 2011

  It’s just a matter of time. As you exit your local Wal-Mart or SuperWalmart notice the Optometrist and the Optical Shop. Fairly soon you may also…

Business
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Social Media and TEDMED

Gary Levin - Oct 26, 2011

  TEDMED “ Intellectuals solve problems… geniuses prevent them “ (Albert Einstein) One of my favorite pastimes is reviewing TEDMED’s videos. Frankly it is not cost-effect to…

Social Media
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How to Use Social Media at Medical Meetings

Gary Levin - Oct 22, 2011

Recent analytics reveal that over 65% of MDs use social media. There remains much controversy about using SM in patient communications. However, SM offers many functionality for…

Business
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The Threat to Legalized Cannabis

Gary Levin - Oct 09, 2011

  Some states have legalized the growth of marijuana for medical purposes. Other states have bills proposing the same laws.Sources, including the AP, are reporting the Department…

Social Media
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Physician Leadership-What should We Expect?

Gary Levin - Sep 13, 2011

  Kevin Pho MD in his blog KevinMD  has a guest post by Stephen C. Schimpff, MD who asks   “What should we expect of a physician leader…

Primary Care Reimbursement
Health Reform
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Primary Care Reimbursement

Gary Levin - Sep 09, 2011

Quote of the Day:God looks at the clean hands, not the full ones.--Publilius Syrus A hot button topic for primary care doctors has been about the imbalance…

Business
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Pharma Not in Business of Health, Healing, Cures, Wellness

Gary Levin - Aug 07, 2011

  Gwen Olsen, a former pharmaceutical representative elaborates on some shocking news !   Gwen Olsen, a former pharmaceutical representative elaborates on some shocking news !  …

Medical Education
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Family Practice Rocks and other Cheers !

Gary Levin - Aug 01, 2011

 As I walk around my study, between thoughts about my blogs and social media lurking I am struck by the enthusiasm and total immersion of family medicine…