'The doctor will see you now' - in the clinic at the mall
The medical office market is not exactly booming, but it has been relatively stable as providers, landlords and patients bide their time to see what, if any, effects the health care reforms enacted last year will have on the local market.
In the meantime, the most noticeable change in medical real estate has been the phenomenon of health care providers seeking more space in retail settings -- an opportunistic move to both take advantage of depressed lease rates in the vacancy-plagued retail sector and also serve to give providers an edge up in the scramble for new patients.
- How Top-Ranked MA Plans Earn Their Stars
- Readmissions: No Quick Fix to Costly Hospital Challenge
- How Hospitals Can Become 'Upstreamists'
- 4 Ways to Lower the Cost to Collect from Self-Pay Patients
- WellPoint Dominates Nearly Half of Markets, AMA Says
- CMS Offers Some ACOs $114M for 'Upfront' Costs
- 4 Tips for Managing Employed Physicians
- House Calls Key to Pioneer ACO Success
- Ebola: Second TX Nurse Diagnosed After Improper Protective Gear Application
- Providers Ask HHS to Address EHR Interoperability Barriers