Physicians practicing in three primary care areas no longer have to maintain board certification to earn or renew a medical license in Michigan, or to get paid by health insurers.
The largest organization representing Michigan doctors is opposing legislation that would create a new way for physicians in the state to obtain medical licenses in other states to practice telemedicine.
Physician practices in Michigan drive $59.1 billion in economic output and support more than 305,000 jobs, according to a new study from the American Medical Association.
Employment in Michigan’s health care sector grew steadily during the first half of the decade, reaching nearly 588,000 jobs as of 2015 and generating an economic impact of about $35 billion.
Legislation requiring doctors to use a state-run drug-monitoring system before prescribing a controlled substance represents the “start of a journey” to address the opioid epidemic in Michigan.
EAST LANSING — Early-stage investment fund Quantum Medical Concepts plans to invest larger amounts in health care startups after spinning off from its founding organization and securing an additional investment partner.
In the 13 years since she first passed her boards, Dr. Megan Edison has gone from “super proud” to frustrated.
As he assumed the presidency of the Michigan State Medical Society for the next year, Dr. David Krhovsky preached of the need to “put patients in the center” of the state’s health care system. An anesthesiologist and vice president of medical affairs at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Dr. Krhovsky succeeded Dr. Rose Ramirez, a Belmont family physician, as the elected leader of the 15,000-member Medical Society. He spoke with MiBiz about the Medical Society’s top priorities for the year and the changes occurring today in medicine and health care.
Bronson Healthcare Group’s second FastCare clinic in Southwest Michigan will add to the growing lineup of retail medical centers that offer convenient access to patients seeking treatment for minor conditions.