Everything adds up when you're determining your practice's valuation
Taxpayers, not consumers, will bear the brunt of the extra rate hike because federal premium assistance for policyholders, which is pegged to the cost of coverage, will also increase
The National Institute of Health (NIH) recently launched a pilot-project called All Of Us that will collect and study the genetic, lifestyle, and environmental data of 1 Million people. The objective is to answer the question, "Why me?" when it comes to disease.
So much of the patient journey is taking place outside of your office, and in many cases, outside of the care you provide
AID responds to news from the American Board of Medical Specialties
In 2011, the entire healthcare industry managed to generate 150 billion gigabytes, or 150 Exabytes, of data- comprising of patient information, disease registries, regulatory data, etc.
This hurricane season has been an eye opener and has prompted hospitals to adapt a costly and convoluted action plan to prepare for the impending natural disasters with the potential for mass casualties
I've learned there is a threat that most of us don't consider when we approach the subject of planning for our financial future
Insurance companies will try to find a way to deny/reject any medical claim
Several common factors lead to a practice's demise or stagnated growth, and your mission is to reduce or eliminate what's keeping you from being at the top of your "business" game
Two other large insurers, Blue Shield of California and Health Net, projected drug costs will rise by 16.4 and 15 percent, respectively
More physicians are pursuing M.B.A. degrees to master the non-clinical side of practicing medicine
Whether or not a patient picked up the prescription was driven almost entirely by the out-of-pocket cost
Critics say that imposing a blanket rule that gives preference to freestanding imaging centers is at odds with promoting quality and will lead to fragmented care
Medicare officials are offering to waive those penalties under a temporary rule change
In a survey, 95% of the physicians said that they weren't completely satisfies with the data exchange standards
... the lack of price transparency is one reason our system stays so expensive... this opacity is cemented by legally binding contracts
Given the complex nature of modern day healthcare data exchange, providers are themselves held back from tapping the full potential of the available data and utilizing it to drive the best possible outcomes
While many of these contractors are just too lazy and cheap to get their licenses, some of them are real criminals who will take your money without doing the work and even steal your property
The truth is, getting positive media attention can be tough these days, especially when you're a solo provider or small practice and don't have a public relations team
A paradigm shift is occurring and a revolution is stirring in business today
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