Organizational Models

EMRs grant docs more loyal patients August 06, 2013 | Madelyn Kearns - Associate Editor
EMRs grant docs more loyal patients
Click through to discover why many patients are choosing you based on your EMR -- and then sticking with you based on your EMR, too.
Should we care if doctors drop Medicare? August 06, 2013 | David Williams - Health Business Blog
David Williams
Does it really make sense to use an insurance mechanism for routine, relatively low-cost expenditures such as primary care?
Answer to healthcare's million dollar question could snag $2M in rewards August 05, 2013 | Eric Wicklund - Senior Editor
Answer to healthcare's million dollar question could snag $2M in rewards
The Knight Foundation is levying its lance alongside a quartet of healthcare's heavy hitters to spur new ideas to harness healthcare data technology for community health.
Doctors favor care improvement strategies over financial reforms
A recent survey of more than 2,500 U.S. physicians reveals general support for quality initiatives that may also reduce cost, but less enthusiasm about cost containment involving changes in payment models.
Physician payment bill advances through House committee August 02, 2013 | Mary Mosquera - Contributing Editor
Physician payment bill
The House Energy and Commerce Committee on July 31 unanimously approved legislation to repeal and replace the sustainable growth rate formula. As Congress adjourns for its annual recess, the bill moves to consideration by the full House of Representatives.
Physicians crown ACA with dunce cap August 01, 2013 | Madelyn Kearns - Associate Editor
Physicians crown ACA with dunce cap
Healthcare reformation efforts have done little to cauterize a hemorrhaging system, physicians responding to a recent Medicus Firm survey declared, delivering downright dismal marks to various aspects of Affordable Care Act implementation.
HIE 2.0 hones in on 'clinical network management' July 31, 2013 | Anthony Brino - Contributing Writer
As the market for HIE services slows its growth and consolidates, 2013 is set to be the year when most health information exchanges realize they need to focus on supporting care coordination, or clinical network management, according to a report released by Chilmark Research.
Narrowing physician access puts pharma in a bind July 30, 2013 | Madelyn Kearns - Associate Editor
Oncologists have a reputation to maintain -- and according to the latest report from ZS Associates, when it comes to fortifying against pharmaceutical sales representatives, the specialty remains characteristically staunch for the second year in a row.

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