ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Family medicine, general
Admit it, you're guilty of at least one of these.
"A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man - he must view the man in his world." -- Dr. Harvey Cushing
By lending their support to the concept of the patient-centered medical home (PCMH), a construct that lacks the hallmarks of good primary care, the primary care specialties are at risk of wasting an opportunity to revolutionize health care.
The authors offer an insiders' view of the RUC (the Relative Value Scale Update Committee) and the significant impact it has on physician reimbursement.
Since 1970, when the author sat for the first family medicine certification exam, a lot has changed - but not everything.