Cover_1502.jpgFebruary 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


FEATURE

Noteworthy addition
Some physicians find using scribes improves their interactions with patients.
BY JEANNE METTNER


PERSPECTIVE

Common bond
On the limitations of a shared faith
BY BESMA JABER


BOOK REVIEW

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


EDITOR'S NOTE

Playing the part
There is no question that new roles for physicians demand new skills and altered attitudes.
BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.


SHORT TAKES


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


COMMENTARY

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


MEDLAW

Minnesota’s new APRN law
What it means for physicians and their practices
BY TERESA KNOEDLER, JD


END NOTE

I am a pediatrician
BY RUCHI KAUSHIK, MD