We provide physicians with critical resources to help them understand the impact of healthcare reform and legislative changes.
- The Physicians Foundation 2016 Patient Survey
- America’s Physicians – Let Your Voices Be Heard!
- New Report: Medical Practices Spend $15.4 Billion on Quality Reporting Metrics
- Why Physician Leadership Training Must Start Early
The Physicians Foundation 2016 Patient Survey
A new patient survey, released by the Physicians Foundation in May 2016, found that nine out of 10 U.S. adults report high levels of satisfaction with their primary care physician. However, patients cite increasing concern and frustration with their ability to manage rising healthcare costs and medical debt, with many indicating that they have avoided treatment plans, routine or specialty check-ups, or prescriptions as a result. To view the full results of the survey, click the arrow.more
America’s Physicians – Let Your Voices Be Heard!
The Physicians Foundation is currently fielding its fourth national physician survey. In a letter to physicians, Walker Ray, MD, President of the Physicians Foundation, and Tim Norbeck, CEO of the Foundation, express the importance of physician participation in order to accurately understand – and share with the public – physicians’ perspectives on the most significant issues in medicine and healthcare today.more
New Report: Medical Practices Spend $15.4 Billion on Quality Reporting Metrics
According to a new report developed by Lawrence Casalino, MD, and supported by the Physicians Foundation, physician practices spend 15.4 billion annually on quality reporting measures. While quality reporting metrics are not going away anytime soon, policy makers, health plans and EHR vendors must take steps to alleviate these onerous reporting requirements. To review the full report, please click the arrow.more
Why Physician Leadership Training Must Start Early
The Physicians Foundation awarded a grant to the Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership to develop and implement a leadership development curriculum for residency programs. In our latest on the "Grantee Perspective" page, Judiann Smith, Executive Director of the Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership, shares information about the innovative program.more