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.
|What Happens When Physicians Know the Total Cost of Care|
A physicians practice learns important lessons about its referral and patient care patterns from a project that measures cost and resource data—and lets physician leaders see the reports. Posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 11:20 am CDT
|Reducing Scans, Improving Care|
Decision-support tools and continual monitoring of imaging study use are helping healthcare leaders limit unnecessary exposure and waste. Posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 7:06 am CDT
|'Less Is More': The Next Big Thing for Medicine|
Proponents of less-is-more medicine stress that its focus is avoiding harm rather than mere cost-cutting, which consumers fear might reduce access to necessary care. But it's also clear that targeting tests and procedures that offer little or no value will reduce wasteful spending. From MedPage Today. Posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 6:54 am CDT
|Actuaries: GOP plans won't prevent an ObamaCare meltdown|
Republicans have spent months pitching ideas on how to limit the fallout from next month’s Supreme Court decision, which could wipe out ObamaCare subsidies in 34 states.But so far, none of their proposals are likely to stave off the massive... Posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 11:15 am CDT
|House GOP challenges Obama in court|
A federal judge on Thursday volleyed tough questions at the Obama administration during oral arguments in the House Republican lawsuit against... Posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:33 am CDT
|New rule ignites fight over insurer profits|
A sweeping new Obama administration regulation is reigniting the debate over the profits of health insurance companies. The rule, released late Tuesday, states that insurance companies that manage Medicaid plans have to spend at least 85... Posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 5:00 am CDT