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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...
Doctors and hospitals team up for payment reform
Across Texas, hospital systems are scooping up physician groups and solo practitioners, scrambling to create the kinds...
Insurers push plans that limit choices of doctors
As the Obama administration begins to enact the new national health care law, the country’s biggest insurers are...
Web Exclusive: Healthcare Law As A Product of the 'Sausage Factory'
Using expressions like "drinking from a fire hose" and "classic sausage making," William Jessee...
Why physicians oppose the healthcare reform bill
In this commentary published online by Forbes, Daniel Palestrant examines physicians' reaction to the health reform...
Physician-owned hospitals react to the passage of healthcare reform
The passage of the healthcare reform bill will have a devastating impact on physician-owned hospitals, the patients...
Web Exclusive: Physicians Must Adapt, Evolve in 2010
In 2010, providers should start getting a clearer picture about the future of healthcare. Adapting and preparing for...
Web Exclusive: Small Practices Face Big Challenges
In Atul Gawande's latest piece in The New Yorker, he offers long-term hope amidst the short-term pessimism about the...
The Physician Empowerment Movement
Contributor Richard L. Reece, MD, says physicians are fed up with reimbursement struggles and being left out of...
Few positives in healthcare system
Although they say it is hard to reflect on the positives of our healthcare system, Angelena Labella, MD, and Devika...