Insurers are dropping thousands of physicians from their managed care networks. For the physicians allowed to stay, reimbursement rates may be cut so much that they will wonder whether being dropped was the better outcome. >>>
Medical equipment tagging is saving a New York hospital hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. Its savings on patient tagging will be known soon. Next? The COO is considering employee tagging, to monitor hand washing and reduce infection rates. >>>
To make up for lost revenue, the CFO of Miami Children's Hospital says he is renegotiating price rates with health plans such as Blue Cross, Humana, and UnitedHealth. >>>
While the high startup costs associated with telemedicine programs have presented a barrier to many rural hospitals, data suggests they contribute to lower costs and lower mortality rates >>>
Developing heart centers that specialize in women's cardiology care is of growing importance, not only for women's health, but for hospitals seeking improved economic returns. >>>
Has your organization resolved to be a better place to work in 2014? Good for you. Now what's your strategy? >>>
Trained in gritty urban centers, Larry Rhodes, MD, is working to expand pediatric care and bolster telemedicine programs in his home state through his leadership role at West Virginia University's School of Medicine and his volunteer activities. >>>
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