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West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Without its acquisition by Highmark Inc., West Penn Allegheny Health System would have been forced to shutter West...
AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
Maryland insurance administration offers guidelines for 'boutique' medical practices
Although some physicians who do not accept health insurance could be considered insurance providers, many...
Competition, patient demand are fueling growth in after-hours clinics
Doctors are expanding hours to accommodate the demands of busy, informed patients, as well as combat competition from...
Web Exclusive: So Long, Mom and Pop
Small practices are struggling and dying out in a wave of medical practice consolidation.
Web Exclusive: How the Economy Could Impact Physicians
Physicians might soon find out that healthcare is not completely immune to tough economic times.
A more welcoming model for care
Across the nation, patients are frustrated by lack of access to their doctors and are going to drug-store clinics for...
Study: Overbooking patients can be good business for docs
Clinics that overbook patients could experience improved service and increased efficiency, according to a study...
Many St. Louis-area practices short on business savvy
Unnecessary expenses, fraud and lack of succession planning were some of the problems found in the survey of more than...

Webcast: Beyond ROI: Prove the Success of Your Marketing Efforts
Following proper guidelines for documentation and CPT code assignment for outpatient wound care is vital for...
Book: The Hospital Executive's Guide to Emergency Department Management, 2nd Edition
In this timely new book, you will find refined tactics for dealing with increased patient flow, efficiently handling...