Health consumer survey reveals effects of economy
Once again, research confirms what we have been hearing anecdotally: Consumers are not accessing care at the levels they were a few years ago.
They are seeing their primary care physicians less, and more are holding off on nonelective procedures, according to a recent Thomson Reuters consumer health survey.
- Readmissions: No Quick Fix to Costly Hospital Challenge
- How Top-Ranked MA Plans Earn Their Stars
- How Telehealth Pays Off for Providers, Patients
- House Calls Key to Pioneer ACO Success
- 4 Ways to Lower the Cost to Collect from Self-Pay Patients
- Defensive Medicine Still Prevalent Despite Tort Reform
- Ebola: Health Officials Try to Quell Front Line Fears
- How Hospitals Can Become 'Upstreamists'
- 'Overtreatment' Debate Circles Back to Lung Cancer Screening
- 4 Tips for Managing Employed Physicians