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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...
Red Flag Ruling a Victory for Physicians, AMA Says
The American Medical Association is applauding a federal appeals court's ruling that physicians who bill patients after...
Steward Mulls $1.1B Jackson Health Takeover
In a non-binding letter, Steward Healthcare System has expressed an 'interest' in taking over Jackson Health System...
MD Appeals Court Upholds State's Physician Self-Referral Ban
A state law prohibiting physicians from referring patients for MRI, CT, and radiation therapy services to providers...
Doctors question journal articles
Over the last decade, a small group of prominent surgeons from around the country has been enlisted by medical...
Online Tool Takes the 'Wait' Out of Waiting Rooms
A physician has developed an online service that uses color-coded updates to signal current wait times at a physician...
Meaningful Use Tops Healthcare Industry Challenges for 2011
Accountable care organizations, industry consolidation, and the use of mobile technologies all figure prominently in...
Web Exclusive: CA Slaps Health Plans for Delaying Payments
California regulators have fined the state's seven largest health plans $4.85 million after finding widespread...
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...
Newsletter: The Doctor's Office
Every issue of The Doctor's Office offers practice management and marketing ideas that can save you money-plus...
Newsletter: Medical Environment Update
Timely medical compliance news from OSHA, CDC, EPA, and other regulatory agencies!
Book: Strategies for Superior Cardiovascular Service Line Performance
Strategies for Superior Cardiovascular Service Line Performance delivers sound strategy and business guidance for...
Book: Oncology: Strategies for Superior Service Line Performance
The evolution of the oncology payment model and pressure to provide more patient-centered care are leading many...