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Web Exclusive: 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...
Web Exclusive: Medical Groups Sound Alarm on SGR 'Crisis'
Without action by Congress, a 23% cut in physician fees Dec. 1 will be followed by a 6.5% cut Jan. 1. The reductions...
Should Patients Read the Doctor’s Notes?
For 40 years, the tension over patient access has been playing out in hospitals, clinics and doctors’ offices...
A new practice: The doctor will see you today
Dennis M. Dimitri, MD, a family physician, runs a pretty unusual office. Few appointments are accepted in advance...
Humana, University of Louisville feud costs patients
--> Thousands of Humana customers should expect to pay more to visit University of Louisville doctors starting...
Physician leaders earn more in nonhospital groups
Compensation for medical directorships in nonhospital-owned group practices is greater than in hospital-owned practices...
Web Exclusive: What Physicians Need to Know Before Selling Their Practice
Contributor Ester Horowitz offers advice about how physicians looking to sell their practice can prepare ahead of time...
Survey: Residents make career decisions earlier
Worried about debt and seeking work-life balance, residents are largely seeking employment-based opportunities, and...
Audio: Streamlining Referrals: Implementing Service Agreements
Mark Murray, MD, a national healthcare consultant based in Sacramento, CA, explains how implementing service agreement...
Magazine: Stronger Together
A malpractice crisis provides the impetus for the creation of a powerful group practice in Pennsylvania.