FinancePhysican Practices Still Dealing with Effects of APMs
Alternative payment models have presented several new challenges and opportunities for physician practices according to research from the RAND Corporation...
FinanceWhy We Need Advanced Practice Clinicians
A former primary care doctor who's now a health system CEO says physician leaders need to get comfortable with the...
Strategy'Putting Patients Above Politics': Tennessee Hospitalist Running for House Seat
Dr. Dawn Barlow, the current director of hospital medicine at Livingston Regional Hospital, is seeking to represent Tennessee's sixth congressional...
FinanceCHS Subsidiary Pleads Guilty to Criminal Fraud Atop $260M Settlement
Executives fired some hospital administrators who opposed their illegal revenue-driving initiatives, the DOJ says.
NursingLee Health Defends Its Handling of Nurse Accused of Raping 3 Patients
The nurse was placed on unpaid leave after a third alleged rape of a Cape Coral Hospital patient. Now the...
InnovationExpectations vs. Reality: Piedmont Physicians Weigh in on Consumer Access to Scheduling
Two doctors whose calendars were opened love the result.
FinanceClinician Shortage Causes CFO Concern on Labor Costs
A new study from Navigant Healthcare and HFMA points to clinician shortages driving increased labor costs for health systems.
Clinical CareHow Workflow Optimization Addresses Physician Burnout
At physician practices affiliated with Virginia Mason Medical Center, effective workflow optimization addresses burnout challenges with a team-based approach.
StrategyPushing Toward Value-Based Care? Try Incentives, Scorecards
A white paper from Press Ganey shows how to build the metrics for value-based care, and how to find the...
Clinical CareMayo Clinic's New CEO is Gianrico Farrugia, MD
Outgoing CEO John Noseworthy, MD, will retire at the end of the year, after nine years leading the prestigious Rochester,...
InnovationPhysician Innovator Wants to Revamp Healthcare by Overhauling Primary Care
Removing health insurance ignites a new approach to physician practice management.
InnovationCould Ditching Health Insurance Transform Physician Practices?
A new approach to practice management could reduce cost and utilization and enhance patient care.