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As doctors age, small towns face critical shortage
Californians are getting older, and so are their physicians. In isolated towns, fears are rising that as greater...
North Country Health in MN to Join Sanford Health
The not-for-profit collaboration includes a fully integrated clinic and hospital in Bemidji to increase efficiency...
Hospital Groups Want Say in ACA Lawsuit
Six groups representing 5,000 U.S. hospitals and health systems have filed an amicus brief asking to join the Florida...
Medical Groups: Litigation Expenses to Cost Taxpayers $1 Billion
A reversal of federal policy that lets trial lawyers use litigation expenses as tax deductions would result in more...
Doctors and hospitals team up for payment reform
Across Texas, hospital systems are scooping up physician groups and solo practitioners, scrambling to create the kinds...
Health Plan Doctor Profiles Inaccurate, Physician Groups Say
Health plan systems that score physicians on how carefully they control costs misclassify or are "woefully...
Balancing Compensation Amid Economic Woes
From all indications, the nation is emerging—however slowly—from the worst recession since the Great...
New government report raises questions about CT scans at Illinois hospitals
The information from the government shocked administrators at Edward Hospital. Their doctors were ordering so-called...
Private surgery centers compete with Metro Detroit hospitals
Doctor-owned surgery centers have begun to pop up across Metro Detroit and Michigan as advances in medical technology...
Humana, University of Louisville feud costs patients
--> Thousands of Humana customers should expect to pay more to visit University of Louisville doctors starting...
Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
The physician-hospital relationship has always been important but with reform, fortifying these partnerships is now an...
Slash Your Readmission Rates
With 20% of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries discharged from a hospital being readmitted within 30 days, two of...
Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment
Physician turnover can cause millions to walk out your front door. Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit...
The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...
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