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A new law requires transparency between pharmaceutical companies and physicians. Starting in 2014, the public can look in a database to see if drug companies are incentivizing doctors to use their products through payments made to them. Anything over $100 … Continue reading

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House calls might be coming back into vogue as a way to cut health care costs and reduce hospital readmission rates. The Wall Street Journal had a recent article describing the use of house calls to keep costs in check … Continue reading

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Brown University’s medical school has announced a new program, beginning in 2015, for students interested in primary care. Called the Primary Care and Population Health Program, it will enroll 24 students and focus on a new model of learning and … Continue reading

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The American Medical Association has announced an exciting new opportunity for medical schools to change the way they deliver medical education to meet the shifting needs of future physicians. The AMA has dedicated $10 million to medical schools which do … Continue reading

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The demands of a career in medicine are well known. Physicians work long hours, go through rigorous training in residency, and have many competing demands on their time. Premed students often wonder how they’ll manage to balance their future personal … Continue reading

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