Primary care providers are the cause of "at least 50,000 missed diagnostic opportunities" annually, "most resulting in considerable harm," say physicians commenting on new research. >>>
The Department of Health & Human Services innovation grants aim to enable states to test multi-payer payment models and reduce healthcare costs. >>>
Reducing the number of early elective deliveries to target rates could save an estimated $1 billion in healthcare costs annually, says Leapfrog Group president Leah Binder. >>>
Hospitals whose local governments subsidize treatment of the uninsured, and whose states have declined to create their own insurance exchanges, should look into the Medicaid waiver granted to Cleveland's MetroHealth through a CMS demonstration project. >>>
Bariatric surgery patients have lower costs for medication and physician's office visits up to six years later, but those savings are offset by more hospitalizations and hospital costs, health economists say. >>>
In a small study, symptoms commonly associated with post-traumatic stress disorder have been shown to affect more than one-third of patients treated with mechanical ventilation for acute respiratory illness. >>>
Date: March 22, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
Metro Health System and the National Association of Physician Recruiters share benchmark data and best practices to create the "right fit" for your organization when it comes to physician recruiting in the post-reform era.
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