A recommendation from the American Medical Association calls for physicians to determine how care teams are paid. The American Association of Nurse Practitioners calls the AMA's link of reimbursements to physician-led teams "anti-competitive." >>>
In a legal advisory to hospitals, the American Hospital Association asserts that the federal government's own regulations "clearly allow for another person or organization to pay the insurance premium for the enrolling individual." >>>
Even though compensation growth has slowed a bit—CEOs report a gain of only 4% over two years—the demand for physician executives continues to increase. Median annual pay reported by doctors in executive roles is $325,000. >>>
Many provider organizations are taking a hard look at the design of their pension plans and opting for a new benefit structure that reduces their financial risk. >>>
A meta-analysis into guidelines that call for "high-intensity staffing" models employing intensivists in the ICU reveals better patient outcomes, but not at night. >>>
The responsibilities of nurses, physicians, pharmacists, and other members of the clinical care team are certainly different, but none is more or less important to patient care. >>>
Innovators are blending technology with new care models while targeting high-risk patients in a patient-centered strategy. >>>
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