The Physicians Report Magazine

The Physicians Report magazine is published three times a year and features news relevant to our members, such as industry innovations, challenges, developing dynamics, trial results, and more.

What Is Equity? And Why You Should Care

Summer 2021
The importance of equity in our culture today is emphasized in headlines everyday. Organizations are working to understand how their products and services fit into the equity picture, and how their human resource efforts are organized for it. Read this issue to learn more about the considerations around equity for your patients, your leadership, your medical team, and your staff. Includes information on training for building culturally competent organizations. 

Closing the Loop on Diagnosis Errors

Spring 2021
Diagnosis errors are the most common, most catastrophic and most costly of all medical errors. Diagnostic errors are the top cause of malpractice claims and add billions in unnecessary costs to the healthcare system each year. In this issue of The Physicians Report we'll take a closer look at this and explore some promising solutions and leader best practices to make a difference in diagnostic quality and patient safety. 

Impact of COVID-19

Fall 2020
COVID-19 quickly became a reality in the U.S. in early 2020. Since then, our members have risen to the threat of the global pandemic, with a focus on being nimble, ensuring access to care, and holding up science as a guide. Read more about adaptability, new protocols and tools like telehealth, managing teams, and the economic impacts. 

TECHNOLOGY TRENDS THAT ARE TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE

Summer 2020
Over the past decades, clinical science and medicine have brought an explosion of knowledge, unprecedented ability to diagnose and predict certain diseases, improved management of previously fatal conditions, and groundbreaking innovation in precision therapies. As research and development continues, it will be critical to foster collaboration between stakeholders so physicians and health systems will be supportive of the solutions and so we can build a healthcare system that works for everyone.

FOCUS ON EMERGING SOCIETAL ISSUES IMPACTING HEALTHCARE

Spring 2020
Due to emerging societal trends that impact healthcare, providers increasingly find themselves in difficult predicaments, pitting their personal and professional duty to their patients against broader legal obligations to the community. 

THE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CRISIS: INTEGRATION WITH PRIMARY CARE

Fall 2019
As we mature in our efforts to improve healthcare in America, one of the lessons learned is to focus more on people and less on diseases. New approaches to care integration can serve that end goal.

Advanced Practice Providers and the Direction of Healthcare

Summer 2019
Healthcare’s push to prioritize quality and safety without increasing costs means advanced practice providers (APPs) will continue to serve as vital,increasingly integrated members of healthcare teams.

Responding to the Evolving Business of Healthcare

Spring 2019
We cannot stop the pace of change; we simply must adapt. This means pursuing alternative ways to grow through strategic partnerships and leading the region in clinical integration with independent providers to make navigating the changing business of healthcare possible.

The Silver Tsunami: Preparing for an Aging Population

Fall 2018
With the “silver tsunami” well on its way to landfall, America’s health institutions are preparing like never before to care for an aging population. Read more about care options for aging patients, how to connect with your elderly patients, what your patients wish you knew, and what really matters at the end of a life.