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Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
Nonprofits' Executive Pay Should Be More Accessible
Most nonprofit hospitals don't readily reveal the salaries and compensation packages of their top executives to public...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
How to Start Trimming Labor Costs
Payroll leaks are the unintentional overspending on labor through lost productivity or unnecessary overtime—and...
In Physician Recruiting, Local Needs Trump National Trends
Two national reports on physician recruiting and compensation reveal that the demand for primary care physicians...
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...
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...
Audio: Streamlining Referrals: Implementing Service Agreements
Mark Murray, MD, a national healthcare consultant based in Sacramento, CA, explains how implementing service agreement...

Newsletter: Physician Compensation & Recruitment
This 12-page monthly business newsletter focuses on the specifics of actual physician pay plans used by medical group...
Continuing Education: The Physician Advisor’s Role in CDI: A Collaborative Approach for Success
This one-day seminar provides an in-depth session on the essential functions of the physician advisor and his or her...