February 2015 | Volume 98 | Issue 2
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Table of Contents
ON THE COVER
New jobs for new times
Physicians assume roles that reflect changes in health care.
PROFILES BY KIM KISER AND SUZY FRISCH
Some physicians find using scribes improves their interactions with patients.
BY JEANNE METTNER
On the limitations of a shared faith
BY BESMA JABER
A new kind of paternalism
The Good Doctor, a son reinterprets his father’s approach to his patients.
REVIEW BY CHARLES R. MEYER, MD
CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS
Telemedicine for Postoperative Visits at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center: Results of a Needs Assessment StudyBY KATIE STYPULKOWSKI, SARIKA UPPALURI AND STEVEN WAISBREN, MD, PHD
The Role of the Generalist in the Initial Treatment of Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa
BY ROBERT P. WILFAHRT, MD
Playing the part
There is no question that new roles for physicians demand new skills and altered attitudes.
BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.
The Physician Advocate
The MMA's monthly report on policy, people and politics
Let’s talk to our patients about hospice
Too many who could benefit from it are learning about the option too late.
BY BARRY BAINES, MD, AND JANELLE SHEARER, RN, BSN, MA
Minnesota’s new APRN law
What it means for physicians and their practices
BY TERESA KNOEDLER, JD
I am a pediatrician
BY RUCHI KAUSHIK, MD