• 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Infant Mortality Isn’t A True Measure Of A Successful Healthcare System

    In our latest Forbes post, Walker Ray, MD, President of the Physicians Foundation, and Tim Norbeck, CEO of the Foundation, examine concerns relative to using misleading statistics surrounding infant mortality (IM) as a broader assessment of the quality of the U.S. healthcare system.

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Our Mission: To empower physicians to lead in the delivery of high-quality, cost-efficient healthcare.

Focus Areas

Healthcare Reform

We provide physicians with critical resources to help them understand the impact of healthcare reform and legislative changes.

Practice Trends

We research and map the key trends and changes impacting how physicians practice to help deliver quality care to patients.

Physician Leadership

We help physicians build leadership skills that drive both healthcare excellence and improvements in future healthcare delivery.

Physician Shortage

We are continuously assessing the supply of physicians to ensure that the current and future needs of all patients are met.

Health IT

We focus on demonstrating the practical use of health information technology for improving healthcare delivery.