As is befitting of a birthday, the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid on July 30th provides us with an opportunity to celebrate the enormous influence Medicare and Medicaid have had on American health care and American society. President Johnson signed the historic legislation creating Medicare and Medicaid on July 30, 1965. Read our Doctors Council statement on the 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid.
One of the themes of this blog has been to critique the idea that “physician engagement” can be achieved through management techniques alone. As Donald Milliken writes in the Canadian Medical Association Journal “… ‘physician engagement’ can sometimes seem… Read More