NEW YORK TIMES: Trying to Save by Increasing Doctors’ Fees

Original Article by Milt Freudenheim in the New York Times Cutting health costs by paying doctors more? That is the premise of experiments under way by federal and state government agencies and many insurers around the country. The idea is that by paying family physicians, internists and pediatricians to devote more time and attention to their patients, insurers and patients can …

SIMPD Has a Better Idea

SIMPD Has a Better Idea Thomas W. LaGrelius, MD, FAAFP PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS Delivered May 5 at SIMPD annual meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada Good morning SIMPD members and friends! Welcome to SIMPD’s fifth annual meeting here at the beautiful Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. It’s great to be here with the most independent doctors around. We in SIMPD have lifted a …

NEW YORK TIMES: Universal Health Care, but by Whom?

Article Originally Appear Here in the New York Times To the Editor: Re “Universal Coverage Strains Massachusetts Care” (front page, April 5): So hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents have been forced to buy health insurance only to find that there are long waiting lists to see doctors for basic primary and preventive care. Dr. Patricia A. Sereno, one of …

NEW YORK TIMES: In Massachusetts, Universal Coverage Strains Care

Original Article by Kevin Sack in the New York Times Also appears in the Seattle Times, Berkshire Eagle AMHERST-Once they discover that she is Dr. Kate, the supplicants line up to approach at dinner parties and ballet recitals. Surely, they suggest to Dr. Katherine J. Atkinson, a family physician here, she might find a way to move them up her …

In Massachusetts, Universal Coverage Strains Care

Original Article by Kevin Sack, from The Ledger. April 5, 2008.  AMHERST, Mass. — Once they discover that she is Dr. Kate, the supplicants line up to approach at dinner parties and ballet recitals. Surely, they suggest to Dr. Katherine J. Atkinson, a family physician here, she might find a way to move them up her lengthy waiting list for new …

How 3D Printing Is Transforming the Medical Field

A few years ago, the thought of making everyday objects appear out of thin air would have only been dreamt about in the realm of science fiction and fantasy. Today, however, the quiet whispers about “3D Printing” in elite STEM circles has transformed into a growing buzz, and is on its way to becoming as commonplace as the computers in …

At Long Last: A Non-Medicinal Approach to Depression…Right Here at AFP!

In just a couple of weeks, Atkinson Family Practice is going to be the home of an exciting new alternative treatment for individuals with depression called TMS! TMS stands for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, and is the first and only FDA-approved treatment for depression that does not require surgery or medication, and is safe and effective. More and more people are …

New Year, New Us!

Welcome to the grand unveil of our new site! Just like our office, we want our internet presence to take on a comfortable, compassionate atmosphere that provides resources to enable them to make informed lifestyle and health care decisions. We offer a variety of classes here at Atkinson Family Practice – such our Recovery Group, Stress Management Program, Math Center, or …

Dr. Kate featured in Healthcare IT News

Dr. Kate was quoted in a recent article in Healthcare IT News about the American Medical Association’s response to regulatory delays by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Read more. Per lungo tempo soffre di un erezione inadeguata di suo marito? Acquista qui jít do. Diamo consigli professionali.