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Reimbursement Revisit | Healthcare Reimbursement, Payment Innovation, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, Rob Lazerow, Advisory Board Company, Fee-for-Service, Pay-for-Performance, Bundled Payments, Shared Savings Program, ACOs
Reimbursement Revisit

A Look at payment innovation

While physicians and facilities have long had to keep up with different negotiated contract rates among payers, the reimbursement landscape has become much more varied over the last few years as a push toward payment innovation has ushered in a host of reimbursement options ranging from shared savings programs to bundled payments to carrot-and-stick compensation as applied to quality and efficiency metrics.

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Manners Matter | Nick Hernandez, ABISA LLC, Dr. Saul Adler, Dr. Barry Silverman, Your Doctors’ Manners Matter, Tim Nicholson.
Manners Matter

As the New Health Economy forces physicians to become patient-centric, customer service moves to the forefront

For years, the primary care doctor was a trusted person considered almost family.

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No Longer Last in Line

The changing role of SNFs

Just as the notion of what’s considered ‘old’ has changed in today’s society … think ‘70 is the new 50’ … so too has the role and function of skilled nursing facilities.

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Conducting Innovative Public Health Prevention Research | Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida, CBPM-Policy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colorectal cancer, Dr. Carol Bryant, Dr. Julie Baldwin.
Conducting Innovative Public Health Prevention Research

After congressional budget cuts, fewer Prevention Research Centers made the funding list for projects focusing on population health disparities

TAMPA – Lexington Market-East End, a mini-market located in a historically black “food desert” neighborhood in Kentucky, was once considered an eyesore and unsafe place to shop.

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Funding America’s Prevention Research Centers

CDC reveals 2014-2019 list of PRCs and their population health projects

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Brevard Sheriff, physician: 'No' to medical marijuana - Florida Today

Florida Today

Brevard Sheriff, physician: 'No' to medical marijuana
Florida Today
Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey and family physician and president of the Brevard County Medical Society Dr. Stephanie Haridopolos shared arguments against Amendment 2. If it passes, the November referendum would legalize medical marijuana in ...

Posted Wednesday, October 1, 2014 2:26 am CDT

Drug, medical device companies paid billions to US physicians, hospitals in ... - Reuters

Wall Street Journal

Drug, medical device companies paid billions to US physicians, hospitals in ...
Reuters
The American Medical Association (AMA) and other physician groups had asked CMS to delay the release of the data by six months, saying that errors could create a false impression about the influence of industry on individual doctors. The extent of the ...
Government reveals $3.5 billion in industry ties to doctors, hospitalsLos Angeles Times
Doctors Net Billions From Drug FirmsWall Street Journal
Get Ready to Learn About the Money Doctors Take From DrugmakersBusinessweek
California Healthline -Wink News -Vox
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Posted Tuesday, September 30, 2014 4:31 pm CDT

Source: Hampden County Physician Associates to file for bankruptcy; many ... - The Republican - masslive.com

Source: Hampden County Physician Associates to file for bankruptcy; many ...
The Republican - masslive.com
Hampden County Physician Associates recently consolidated some of its offices into the Sisters of Providence Health System's new medical office building at the corner of Carew and Chestnut streets on the campus of Mercy Medical Center. Hampden County ...

Posted Monday, September 29, 2014 1:55 pm CDT