Category Archives: Publisher’s Blog

Data Driving Better Outcomes

It seems that EHRs are finally generating a worthwhile return on investment, at least in terms of their ability to track and improve healthcare outcomes through data mining. Our cover story on better joint replacements starts with a segment on the work that a few of our region’s leading orthopaedists are doing to develop robust […]

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Happy Fifth Anniversary to Chesapeake Physician!

Welcome to the fifth anniversary issue of Chesapeake Physician! Many of you have been loyal readers and advocates for this publication, produced in print and digitally, since our launch in May 2011 as Maryland Physician Magazine – Your practice. Your life. When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in 2010, I saw an opportunity […]

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Innovation In Healthcare: From Care Delivery to Policy

Whether you’re an independent physician or part of a regional healthcare enterprise, you’re feeling the pressure for better outcomes and improved care delivery costs. Innovation helps physicians meet those challenges and comes in a variety of forms, from better diagnostic tools to access to critical data to a more patient and user-friendly space in which […]

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New Technology Means Better Management and Lower Costs

In 2014, the Affordable Care Act expanded health coverage to millions of Americans. In 2015, healthcare spending in the U.S. grew an average of 6% each quarter. In 2016, the demand for healthcare services will continue to rise as more people have insurance. Along with the increased demand for services, you’re also experiencing increased pressure to deliver high quality patient […]

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The Need to Medicalize Mental Health Disease

#IAmStigmafree  When a disease rapidly spreads to many people, it becomes an epidemic. Sadly, the US has an epidemic of opioid abuse today, and doctors have been part of the problem. According to IMS Health, a healthcare information company, more than 219 million prescriptions for opioids were written in 2014 with sales of $8.85 billion. […]

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Today and Tomorrow

Cancer is center stage for many of us – professionally and personally. Every year, the September/October issue spotlights advances in cancer diagnostic tools and treatments. Each of these issues is a personal one for me. Over the last four years of publishing, I’ve shared with our readers that I lost my mom to AML and […]

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“Q” is for Quality Patient Care

“Q” is for quality patient care. At a photo shoot with NCQA Executive Director Michael Barr, MD, for this issue’s Healthcare IT feature, I zoomed in on a gift he’d received, a brightly lit letter “Q.” The “Q” recognizes Dr. Barr’s national leadership in promoting the foundations of quality patient care and making it part […]

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Celebrating Collaboration

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” -Harriet Tubman The May/June issue is my personal favorite of each respective year. Not only because it celebrates the anniversary of the launch of what has […]

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mHealth & Life – There’s an App for That!

Computers used to be the size of rooms, now they’ve downsized to be ubiquitously in our pockets and purses as smart phones and wearables that fit on our wrists. Computers are becoming game changers personally and professionally – managing our lives and your practices as well as keeping patients healthier. When we first explored mHealth […]

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We’ve Expanded!

One year ago, I wrote that the year ahead in healthcare would be rich with challenges and innovation, requiring physicians and healthcare leaders to be especially adaptable to change. Little did I know my words were foreshadowing what lay ahead for my own business. With this issue, I’m pleased to unveil Chesapeake Physician – Your practice. […]

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