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Group says UM’s medical ethics policy is an improvement
A new ethics policy to guide student and faculty relationships with drug companies at the University of Minnesota's...
Humana, University of Louisville feud costs patients
--> Thousands of Humana customers should expect to pay more to visit University of Louisville doctors starting...
Don't Fear Integration; Just Get It Right
Independent practice associations appear to be on the decline, but providers should give such alliances a second look.
Study Internal, External Factors in Practice Merger Decisions
To make an informed decision about whether your practice can go it alone or should merge, conduct a review of internal...
Hospital and physician office prices rose in September
Overall healthcare prices increased 0.2% in September and were 2.8% higher than a year ago, according to data from the...
Adopt a 'Retailish' Approach to Self-Pay Collections
"Retailish" is the word Red Gillen, senior analyst at Celent, a New York–based consulting firm, uses to...
Doctor survey: Patients skimping on healthcare
More people are canceling doctors' appointments, leaving prescriptions unfilled and skipping screenings such as Pap...
Despite recession, personalized healthcare remains in demand
The recession has barely slowed the growth of concierge medical practices, which charge hefty membership fees for...
Mednax buys neonatal practices in Texas, Virginia
Sunrise, FL-based Mednax said it has completed the purchase of two physician groups. Hampton Roads Neonatology includes...
Minnesota clinic offers free visit for its laid-off patients
Obstetrics and Gynecology Services, P.A., a six-physician practice in Minnesota, is offering a free preventive visit...
Webcast: Beyond ROI: Prove the Success of Your Marketing Efforts
Following proper guidelines for documentation and CPT code assignment for outpatient wound care is vital for...
Book: The Hospital Executive's Guide to Emergency Department Management
With 50-70 percent of hospital admissions coming through the emergency department, it’s the key driver of profitability...