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Partnering in a New Paradigm | Hospital Alignment, Physicians, Hospital Administrators, Bundled Payments, Pay for Performance, Physician Practice, MSO, Managed Services Organization, Paul Keckley, Navigant
Partnering in a New Paradigm

There’s no question healthcare delivery is in the middle of a transformational period highlighted by unprecedented consolidation. While there are a number of factors impacting alignment decisions, Paul Keckley, PhD, boiled the equation down to its simplest terms, “Economics drives behavior.”

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NASS Takes a Proactive Approach to Evidence-Based Coverage Decisions | North American Spine Society, NASS, Policy Coverage Recommendations, Spine Care, Evidence-based Medicine, Dr. William Watters, Dr. Christopher Kauffman
NASS Takes a Proactive Approach to Evidence-Based Coverage Decisions

In an effort to improve patient access to appropriate, evidence-based care, the North American Spine Society (NASS) recently released detailed policy recommendations for coverage of 13 common spine care treatments, procedures and diagnostics.

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Understanding the Power Shift in the New Health Economy

HRI shows why the industry is ripe for picking; players compete to be healthcare’s new Amazon.com

In 2010, CellScope was birthed in tech-savvy San Francisco with the mission of creating a home medical kit of smartphone-friendly devices.

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Compete or Partner? | Health Research Institute, New Health Economy, Health Council of East Central Florida, Ken Peach.
Compete or Partner?

The New Health Economy poses major dilemma for traditional providers

The New Health Economy poses a major dilemma for traditional providers: compete or partner?

 

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Taking Your Breath Away

How do cities fare in the latest annual asthma report?

A thriving city rich in history, perched on the brow of the picturesque James River, has once again captured the uncoveted title as the most challenging place to live with asthma.

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Florida Medical Association ties Medicaid expansion, physician payments - Business Journal (blog)

Florida Medical Association ties Medicaid expansion, physician payments
Business Journal (blog)
The Florida Medical Association has backed the idea of accepting federal money to expand Medicaid eligibility — but with a major caveat. Jeff Scott, the FMA's general counsel, issued a statement Monday saying the politically powerful organization's ...
State medical lobby ties support for Medicaid expansion to increased doctor payTbo.com (blog)
Florida Medical Association backs Medicaid growthTallahassee Democrat (blog)
Florida Medical Assoc. supports Medicaid expansionSarasota Herald-Tribune

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Posted Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:12 am CDT

angelMD Opens Physician Enrollment to Connect with Medical Startups - HIT Consultant

angelMD Opens Physician Enrollment to Connect with Medical Startups
HIT Consultant
Today angelMD, an investment marketplace connecting physicians with innovative medical startups seeking capital investments, advisors, and users has announced open enrollment for physicians. Physicians wanting to become members of angelMD will ...

Posted Monday, July 28, 2014 12:47 pm CDT

Doctor Could Lose His License After Approving Medical Marijuana Certificate ... - Medical Daily

Medical Daily

Doctor Could Lose His License After Approving Medical Marijuana Certificate ...
Medical Daily
“The decision to use medical cannabis as part of a patient's ongoing treatment still requires adherence to appropriate standards of care. Patients and physicians should be careful when a business holds itself out exclusively as a 'medical cannabis ...
Illinois Physician Fakes Pot PaperworkAmerican Live Wire
Regulators Charge Chicago Area Doctor with Cannabis ViolationseNews Park Forest
Highland Park doctor accused of faking pot paperworkChicago Daily Herald
Chicago Tribune
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Posted Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:19 am CDT