Advanced practice providers can solve plenty of capacity challenges and they're critical to implementing population health strategies. But the secret to success is not having them on staff – it's in their management. >>>
The shift away from post-acute hospital-based procedures to ambulatory services, which lack high-cost infrastructures, is "the future of healthcare," according to one health system executive. >>>
The healthcare law is a convenient scapegoat for hospitals looking to downsize staff and reallocate labor costs to other initiatives. Meanwhile, feds mandate home health workers' minimum wage and OT pay. >>>
A Q&A with the former Surgeon General on her new position, the importance of early health habits, and why New Orleans is a natural laboratory for wellness >>>
Physicians and nurse practitioners will conduct tele-consultations for high-risk pregnancies, strokes, and mental health, with an emphasis on rural areas and small towns. >>>
A telemedicine service priced at only $35 a visit creates a new access point for patients and averts ED visits. >>>
Three-quarters of the total cost increase for patients with a heart attack was incurred for services between the 31st and the 365th day, according to a new study of Medicare cost trends in 1998-2008. >>>
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