Most Recent Articles by Tafari Mbadiwe
Ranking or otherwise gauging physician quality isn't just a way to assign bragging rights — performance metrics can be used to set reimbursement levels, tailor insurance, and identify physicians who are falling behind.
Although cigarette taxes were supposedly implemented to encourage smokers to quit, they can have a disproportionate effect on people of low-income status.
The culture of bullying — widespread across the medical field — has been linked to poorer patient outcomes. So why can't physicians stop bullying in its tracks?
Every year, suicide takes the lives of close to 400 physicians, and takes medical care from as many as 1 million patients.
Evaluating the pros and cons of defensive medicine, the practice of recommending tests or treatments for the purpose of avoiding or mitigating litigation.