Financial Wellness

By: Kirsten Stoesser, MD During medical school, I was talking with a fellow student about my interest in pursuing family medicine. I had reservations because I had heard that family physicians did not make much money. At the time I had no clue how much family physicians actually earned; I just knew it was ‘less,’ … More Financial Wellness

Servication

By: Jose Rodriguez, MD I have had many blessings in my life—my wife (top of the list), her family, my family, and our family. We have not always had the blessing to live close to family, which means that our vacation time is used almost exclusively to visit family in Ecuador, Florida, and Puerto Rico. Our … More Servication

Utah medical practices and success in the new era of Medicare payment-what I learned from three early adopters

           By Sarah Woolsey, MD Important changes have been happening with the relationship physicians and healthcare organizations have with Medicare, the largest payer in our US healthcare system. Why might we pay attention? This year Medicare leadership announced that by 2018, they intend to link 90% of Medicare payment to value … More Utah medical practices and success in the new era of Medicare payment-what I learned from three early adopters