They bring a different mindset. They’re willing to work in teams and focus on the sort of evidence-based medicine that can guide health care’s transformation into a system based on value. One question: How well will this new generation of data-driven MDs deal with patients?
Anthem’s American Resident Project provides an opportunity for a select few up-and-coming doctors (the program calls them fellows) to write one blog post a month on a subject of their choice. In turn, this can lead to a host of networking and educational opportunities.
Editorial Advisory Board Member Richard Gabriel Stefanacci, DO, talks about the different points of view among him and his 85-year-old physician father, Richard George Stefanacci, and his 20-year-old daughter, Morgan Stefanacci, who’s contemplating a career in health care. Is there a doctor in the house?
Their care of loved ones defrays costs that would otherwise have to be borne by the health care system, but they too often go it alone.
Marjorie Keymer, Genworth
Thomas Lee, MD
What regulators will be focusing on as they scrutinize the Anthem–Cigna and Aetna–Humana deals.