10 Things We Should NOT Blame Obamacare For

10 Things We Should NOT Blame Obamacare For

There is a new report out from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) titled “The Slow Recovery of the Labor Market”, and as its title implies, it predicts a slow recovery from a labor perspective. Among other things, the CBO report is now making headlines in the political game of Obamacare because it forecasts a 2.5 million job reduction by 2024 due to the effects of the health care law. Read More

Super Size Me Hospital Mergers Raise Health IT Considerations

Super Size Me: Hospital Mergers Raise Health IT Considerations

Frank Speidel, MD shares his insights on hospital mergers/acquisitions with 5 IT unification considerations for those experiencing an acquisition or merger. Read More

Top 10 Accomplishments of the U.S. Healthcare System in 2013

Top 10 Accomplishments of the U.S. Healthcare System in 2013

As we close the year 2013, Margarit Gur-Arie provides her reflections with the top 10 accomplishments of the U.S. healthcare system in 2013. Read More

The Implausible Manifestation of a Doctor Shortage

The Implausible Manifestation of a Doctor Shortage

When it comes to the doctor shortage in healthcare, instead of “expanding our doctor pool, we should focus on increasing the productivity of existing physicians and other healthcare workers.” Read More

What's next for primary care?

What’s Next for Primary Care?

Direct primary care, whether concierge, or ideal or micro, or contracted by employers and even forward thinking insurers, will most likely explode in size during the next decade. Read More

How is the Accountable Care Act Impacting the Long Term Care Industry

How is the Accountable Care Act Impacting the Long Term Care Industry?

Denise B. Rabidoux, President and Chief Executive Officer, Evangelical Homes of Michigan discusses how long term care is impacting the accountable care act and its added value in integrated healthcare.  Read More

Is Team-Based Healthcare the Future of Healthcare Delivery

Is Team-Based Healthcare the Future of Healthcare Delivery?

The American Medical Association (AMA) has passed recommendations for payment models that support new approaches to team-based healthcare for providing care, as long as the teams are lead by physicians.  Read More

Survey_Physicians Say ACA Will Spike Healthcare Costs, Impact Care

Survey: Physicians Say ACA Will Spike Healthcare Costs, Impact Care

76 percent of doctors said Affordable Care Act (ACA) will increase healthcare costs and reduce access to care ”significantly” or “somewhat”, according to a new survey Read More

Stefan Larsson_What Doctors Can Learn From Each Other

Stefan Larsson: What Doctors Can Learn From Each Other?

Different hospitals produce different results on different procedures. Read More

Understanding The Causes of High Medical Bills in the US

Understanding The Causes of High Medical Bills in the US (Infographic)

Unpaid medical bills are now the number one reason people are filing for bankruptcy. So, what is causing these staggering numbers? Read More

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