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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...
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...
Docs/Owners at Surgery Centers Operate More Often, Says Study
Doctors invested in outpatient surgery centers perform about twice as many surgeries as doctors with no such financial...
MGMA's Jessee Will Retire Next Year
After leading the Medical Group Management Association for more than a decade, President and CEO William F. Jessee, MD...
Four Ways Practices Can Conduct Effective, Cost-efficient Outreach
Giving speeches to local groups is just one of the ways physician practices can reach out to potential patients without...
Doctors Work to Balance Business of Medicine with Patient Care
Believe it or not, there are some physicians out there who only want to practice medicine, the noble profession to...