SGR Fix Marks Start of New Debate
The end of the much-despised sustainable growth rate won’t end physicians’ issues with Medicare payments, but it does provide a new starting point for those conversations. ...Read More
|SGR Fix Marks Start of New Debate|
The end of the much-despised sustainable growth rate won’t end physicians’ issues with Medicare payments, but it does provide a new starting point for those conversations.
|Chronic Disease Requires New Care Model|
The current healthcare delivery model is hopelessly inadequate when it comes to managing chronic disease, but a new approach combining team-based care and technology may be the answer.
|Society for Women’s Health Research|
Celebrating 25 years of moving the science forward
Are women being adequately represented in clinical trials at the National Institutes of Health?
|HIT: Optimization Through Integration|
You can love it, hate it, fear it or revere it … but technology has become an integral part of healthcare processes on both a clinical and operational level.
|Physician Spotlight: Dr. Charles Wyatt|
Getting to the heart of it
From a young age, Charles Wyatt was a self-starter. Then, he became a heart-starter. At age 14, he was the youngest CPR instructor trainer ever certified by the American Heart Association for the state of Texas.
|West Georgia Health Set to Join WellStar|
"We were looking for a strong partner, but we were also looking for a good fit," says West Georgia Health's CEO. "Culturally, I believe this is a very good marriage." Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 7:12 am CDT
|LifePoint Signs Partnership Deal with WI Medical Center|
LifePoint will own 80% of the joint venture with Wisconsin's Watertown Regional Medical Center, which will retain a 20% ownership stake in the hospital if the deal is approved by regulators. Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 7:09 am CDT
|Westchester Medical Takes Majority Ownership of NY's Bon Secours Charity Health|
Under the joint venture finalized this week, WMC has taken 60% ownership and controls day-to-day operations of Bon Secours Charity Health. Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 7:06 am CDT
|Trusts vs. Annuities: Leaving Assets to Heirs|
Leaving assets can be particularly tricky with spendthrift heirs or those with personal issues. Here are two financial vehicles to consider. Posted Monday, May 25, 2015 10:00 am CDT
|Medicine is about Sustainability, HealthIT Not Yet|
When you look for guidance on the sustainability of technology, look to the government. No, not HHS, but instead the U.S. Department of Defense. Posted Monday, May 25, 2015 8:00 am CDT
|Get Your Medical Practice Paid: 4 Revenue Tips|
Make sure your practice is getting paid what it is owed for the work you perform with these four tips. Posted Sunday, May 24, 2015 10:00 am CDT
|Lawmakers sound alarm on drug overdose deaths|
Members of both parties are turning their attention to fighting an alarming increase in the number of drug overdose deaths, in particular from heroin and prescription painkillers.The issue has united Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)... Posted Monday, May 25, 2015 6:00 am CDT
|Calif. ObamaCare exchange caps patient drug costs|
California’s ObamaCare exchange is announcing a cap on patients’ costs for high-priced specialty drugs, the first state in the country to do so. The announcement, which comes after a unanimous vote by the exchange’s board Thursday, would cap... Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 12:13 pm CDT
|More people able to pay medical bills under ObamaCare|
A new study finds that since ObamaCare went into effect, more people are able to pay their family medical bills.The study from the Urban Institute finds that the number of adults having trouble paying bills declined from 22 percent in September 2013... Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 8:16 am CDT