Federal officials say Intermountain's self-disclosed violations centered on improper compensation arrangements with some physicians. Utah's largest healthcare provider says the violations were "primarily technical in nature." >>>
The fervor by physicians to become employed stems from the decline in reimbursements. But if a hospital's financial and clinical goals aren't clearly defined, the employment arrangement can be disjointed from the outset. >>>
Researchers say they have developed a formula that can identify roughly one-fourth of a hospital's patient population with the highest likelihood of being readmitted within 30 days. >>>
Researchers comparing 30-day mortality rates of CAHs and non-CAHs in urban and rural settings find that while rates on several key measures were comparable in 2002, CAHs have fallen behind significantly. >>>
Despite the portrayals of rocky home lives and marriages on the brink in TV soap operas and primetime dramas, an overwhelming majority of physicians' spouses and partners say they are happy with their relationships, according to new Mayo Clinic research. >>>
Many physicians practices take out multiple loans, lines of credit, and equipment leases only to find themselves smothering under debt payments. There's a better way. >>>
Less than one-third of doctors reported emailing with patients in 2012. This number is dismal and it's the marketer's job to improve it, because patient emails come with a number of benefits. >>>
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