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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...
What happened to the family doctor?
Primary-care doctors take care of the young, the old and the in-between; the sick, the well and the dying. Ideally...
Opinion: Why Google Health really failed: It's about the money
As reported on TechCrunch, Google shut down its medical records and health data platform. Since then, there's been a...
Hospitals courting primary care doctors
In one of the first concrete steps to remake the way medical care is delivered, hospitals are competing to hire...
Web Exclusive: CEO Turnover Highest at Nevada Hospitals
 One-third of hospitals in the state of Nevada experienced turnover of their chief executive officers between 2009...
Web Exclusive: What Health Plans Can Expect in 2011
It was just last month we reported that health insurers were living the good life with strong balance sheets. That's...
Web Exclusive: Health Reform May Endanger Independent Physician Practices
Healthcare reform will likely mean the end of full-time, independent, private practitioners accepting third-party...
Web Exclusive: Rural Doctor Resurrects Health Clinic, Embraces EHR
Many of her patients on the Mississippi Delta cannot pay, are "incredibly sick," and wouldn't have a clue...
Web Exclusive: Marcus Welby, with Computers
If you read the tea leaves, they aren't falling in favor of small primary care physician practices. Squeezed by high...
Web Exclusive: TMA: Chiropractors’ Diagnoses, Procedures Under Trial
The Texas Medical Association is hailing a state judge's announced intention to impose limits on chiropractors' rights...