Super-utilizer patients, also known as frequent fliers, create exorbitant costs for hospitals and health systems yet receive care inadequate to their needs. The failure is in project management rather than clinical delivery, says one physician leader. >>>
Fee-for-service medicine is a financially unsustainable payment model that should be phased out by the end of the decade, a study commissioned by the Society for General Internal Medicine recommends. >>>
After watching a hospital botch his late father's care, David Goldhill says he's figured out what's wrong with our healthcare system. Now he proposes eliminating all private health plans and Medicare. >>>
Healthcare organizations are seeking safety in numbers as a long winter of declining revenues continues. Additional Medicare cuts associated with the sequester don't bode well for an early thaw. >>>
Independence Blue Cross and Abington Health have partnered under an accountable care payment model which pays physicians and hospitals "substantial sums" above the standard reimbursement rate when they meet quality and medical cost targets. >>>
Federal meaningful use incentives alone are not adequate to ensure that the vast majority of medical practices don't lose money on electronic health record systems, suggests the author of a study on the cost impact of EHR. >>>
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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