Effective communication is no easy feat, but it's more important than ever for healthcare leaders to clearly chart a way forward for their organizations as there is so much uncertainty and resistance in the industry, according to Hospital & Health Networks Daily.
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Tuesday denied a petition to rehear the anti-trust case involving an Idaho health system's purchase of the state's largest independent physician practice.
Both primary care physicians (PCP) and specialists have enjoyed modest compensation increases over the past few years, according to Medscape's 2015 Physician Compensation Report. In particular, the average compensation for specialists is $284,000, with PCPs earning $195,000.
One of physicians' most common objections to participating in social media is the amount of time it may require, on top of their already overburdened schedules. But having an online presence doesn't have to be all-consuming to have a positive impact on your practice, according to social media expert Kevin Pho, M.D., in the Spring 2015 edition of Physician Family Magazine.
Though physician-led population health programs, including some accountable care organizations, have encountered some significant challenges, three types of innovations in physician leadership offer the best opportunity to overcome these barriers, according to a Health Affairs blog post.
Employer-sponsored health plans remain strong five years into the Affordable Care Act, according to the latest health benefits report from the ADP Research Institute.
Kaiser Permanente is setting its sights on Georgia for health IT, announcing it will create about 900 tech jobs in Atlanta over the next four years.
Critical care nurses who participated in 16-month leadership and innovation training program developed initiatives that helped their hospitals save an anticipated $28 million a year and significantly improve clinical outcomes, according to the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
Two heavy hitters in the healthcare industry--UnitedHealth and Mayo Clinic--are partnering to use revenue management to boost patient experiences and lower costs.