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’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
Hospitalist Firms Cogent, HMG to Merge
Cogent Healthcare and Hospitalists Management Group are merging to form "the largest private hospitalist company...
Web Exclusive: From the MGMA Conference: Five Strategies to Prepare for a New Healthcare System
Medical practices can and should start preparing early to strategically prepare for a transformed healthcare system...
Web Exclusive: MGMA Survey Ranks Medicare as Top Payer
Medical groups ranked Medicare Part B higher than any other payer in a satisfaction survey released by the Medical...
Web Exclusive: A Jobless Recovery Will Prolong Physician Financial Woes
The median total revenue in medical practices declined—for the first time in years—by 1.9% in 2008...
Report: Costs Outpace Revenues for Medical Practices
A recent report from MGMA confirms that operating costs are rising faster than revenue in many medical group practices...
Web Exclusive: Live From MGMA: Leadership Complications
Every leader has different comfort zones—types of problems they are better at dealing with than others. Effective...
Live From MGMA: Surviving and Thriving
These are tough times for medical groups, and the MGMA annual conference in San Diego kicked off with an acknowledgment...
MGMA: Extreme Challenges
The world is changing--fast--and medical groups will need to adapt, says James Canton, PhD. He kicked off the MGMA's...
MGMA: On the Road
The annual MGMA conference is next week, so I'm getting ready to hit the road to Philadelphia. This is the big medical...

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