Independent physician practices are slowly fading away, and with the advent of healthcare reform, the pace may be about to get much quicker. One group is trying to give doctors tools to remain independent. >>>
The coming shift from the B2B model to a consumer-oriented retail model will require that health plans rethink much of what they do today. But health plans don't need to reinvent the wheel, just begin to adopt the practices of successful retailers. >>>
Surgeons at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center estimate that more than $126 million a year is spent nationwide by spine surgeons improperly using or disposing of medical implant devices, but say that waste easily can be avoided. >>>
A poorly designed labor scheduling system will end up costing healthcare providers by way of higher absenteeism and turnover, says one human resources expert. She offers tips on effective scheduling, including aligning business needs with workforce needs. >>>
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