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Table of Contents | March 2015 | Volume 98 | Issue 3

 

ON THE COVER

When the patient is famous
What it’s like for physicians who treat celebrities | BY KATE LEDGER

FEATURE

The celebrity effect
What happens when famous people reveal their health problems | BY CARMEN PEOTA

Picking the best?
How physicians get named to those top-doctor lists | BY SUZY FRISCH

CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS

Medicare Annual Wellness Visits: Understanding the Patient and Physician Perspective
BY MARY SUE BERAN, MD, MPH, AND CHERYL CRAFT, RN

The Psychiatric Assistance Line: One Solution to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Crisis
BY TODD ARCHBOLD, LSW, MBA

2014 American College of Physicians Minnesota Poster Competition Winners

EDITOR'S NOTE
Not-so-private practice
Celebrity can snatch medical issues from the privacy of doctor talking to patient and publicize them. | BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.

LETTERS
From the inbox

SHORT TAKES

The Physician Advocate
The MMA's monthly report on policy, people and politics

BOOK REVIEW

Coming to grips with an end
In his new book on his father’s final days, Atul Gawande unravels why our health care system so often misses the mark for patients at the end of their lives. | REVIEW BY CHARLES R. MEYER, MD

MEDLAW

Medical licensure and the changing world
An interstate compact could expedite things for physicians who wish to be licensed in other states. | BY TERESA KNOEDLER, JD

Toward safer EHR use and documentation
Tips for reducing malpractice risk | BY TRISH LUGTU, CPHIMS, CHP

END NOTE

Differential diagnosis
A POEM BY E. KENNETH WEIR, MD

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