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Will COVID-19 cause the end of private practice in medicine? | Expert Opinion – The Philadelphia Inquirer

This is a bittersweet prediction for me to make. I was in private practice for more than 20 years (with seven partners) before we sold our practice. The impetus for this decision was the changing reimbursement by Medicare and other insurances. There are benefits to being part of a large health system, such as enhanced… Read More »

Ask the expert: COVID-19 and heart disease

For thousands of Australians living with heart disease, the COVID-19 crisis has been particularly scary because of their vulnerability to severe complications. But if staying healthy in isolation wasn’t hard enough, the gradual move to lift the nation’s lockdown rules presents its own challenges. Adjunct Professor Trevor Shilton, Director of Active Living at the Heart… Read More »