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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...
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...
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...
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...
Doctor discounts for the asking
Looking to save money on healthcare? Consider asking your doctor for a discount. That's what Shelly Gordon of Palo Alto...
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...
Specialty physician compensation barely keeps up with inflation
Compensation for specialists increased only 3.16% last year, or just 0.31% when adjusted for inflation, according to...
Are Doctors Underpaid?
Contributor Phillip Miller, vice president of communications with Merritt, Hawkins & Associates, examines recent...
Focusing On Patients, Not Paychecks
Many of the solutions being offered to address problems of quality and efficiency in healthcare are based on the notion...
Physician exec compensation increasingly tied to bonuses
As the physician executive market matures, so do compensation methodologies. In many cases, this means a greater focus...
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...