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FL Hospitals Say 'Yes' to Unlicensed Doc as CMO

Joe Cantlupe

A debate is stirring on whether top-ranking docs in hospitals should maintain their licenses to practice medicine. One hospital system with facilities in Florida says it is often "inadviseable" for a practicing physician to be a CMO. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

53% of Doctors Still Self-Employed

While data shows there's been an uptick in hospital employment for physicians, more than half still work for themselves, an AMA survey finds. The number of physicians in solo practice, however,  has dropped. >>>

How the Dynamics of Physician Alignment Are Changing

Population health and accountable care models continue to gain traction as the industry shifts away from the traditional fee-for-service provider payment structure. >>>

A Fresh Look at End-of-Life Care

It's imperative that healthcare providers team with patients to determine the ultimate medical mission. >>>

Hospital Groups Reaffirm Support for PPACA, HIX

In an online event, the nation's three largest hospital associations express their unified support for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the face of withering and relentless criticism that appears to be sapping public support. >>>

Philanthropy Yields $9B for NFP Hospitals in 2012

Hospitals that are most successful at raising funds are those that use metrics to determine how to allocate their fundraising resources and those that put an emphasis on major donors, a report on philanthropy finds. >>>

Hospital Pay to Reflect Care Efficiency Soon

Medicare spending per beneficiary is a measure of efficiency which underscores the importance of limiting readmissions. Some hospital groups reject the move, but at least one CMO describes it as "not completely unreasonable." >>>

SLIDESHOW: Physician Alignment in the New Shared Risk Environment

Nowhere in the healthcare industry has change been more dramatic than in the often-conflicted relationship between physicians and hospitals. In this Intelligence Report, we analyze the findings of HealthLeaders Media's Physician-Hospital Alignment Survey. >>>



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News Headlines

Cleveland Clinic announces job cuts to prepare for Obamacare

The Baltimore Sun / Reuters, September 19, 2013

Hartford HealthCare, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center form alliance

Hartford Courant, September 19, 2013

A dozen hospitals are laying off staff and blaming Obamacare. Don't believe them.

California Healthline, September 19, 2013

When smartphones do a doctor's job

MIT Technology Review, September 19, 2013

Doc financial interest may influence MRI referrals

The Baltimore Sun / Reuters, September 18, 2013

NY hospital staffs must get flu shot or wear mask

The Miami Herald / Associated Press, September 18, 2013

Group meetings turn doctor visits inside out

Los Angeles Times, September 18, 2013

CA insurers limiting doctors, hospitals in health insurance market

Los Angeles Times, September 16, 2013

Hospitals emerging as powerful healthcare sales force

The Washington Post, September 16, 2013

Why painting tumors could make brain surgeons better

NPR, September 13, 2013



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