The 7% growth in physician executive compensation across all titles between 2010 and 2012 is consistent with growth seen in the previous two-year period, but down significantly from the mid-2000s. >>>
Fully understanding asset valuation and other key issues in advance of selling a medical practice is imperative, but tax considerations should not be the driving force behind a deal, one expert says. >>>
Researchers find that the salaries of top hospital leaders can be linked to the use of advanced technology and favorable hospital experience survey scores. Facilities with low 30-day mortality rates pay their CEOs less than hospitals with the highest mortality rates. >>>
Healthcare providers appear willing to embrace the new model of population health, but the first order of business for many is to sort out the financial issues. >>>
The volume of healthcare mergers and acquisitions lately has been stunning. But to some hospital and health system executives, it's nothing compared to what's coming over the next decade. >>>
Not-for-profit hospitals could see a migration of commercially insured patients to exchanges, where reimbursement rates may be lower, says a report from Moody's Investors Service. Commercial rates have traditionally subsidized Medicare losses and driven profitability for most hospitals. >>>
It shouldn't take an IOM recommendation to ban ghostwriting, and yet one-third of medical schools still allow it. Why aren't all medical colleges in compliance with the fairly straightforward clinical conflict of interest policies set forth by four prominent medical associations? >>>
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