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Challenging Assumptions in the Push for Better Care
New York Times

When a colleague of mine announced her retirement recently, she said she was going to miss her patients — but not the pressures of running a practice, nor the plethora of new insurance regulations and initiatives to improve the way doctors run their offices. Unlike her colleagues still practicing, she would no longer have to heed measures like Medicare’s “meaningful use” regulation, which pushes doctors to use electronic health records with a financial incentive at first, then a penalty later if they do not.