Janet Colwell

Janet Colwell

Janet Colwell is a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based freelance writer specializing in healthcare. With more than 20 years experience as a journalist, she writes frequently about clinical and practice management issues for several national health industry publications. She can be reached at

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Don't let money slip out of your practice in the form of poor collection policies. Here are seven ways to maximize your revenue.

CMS' home-care demo appears to cut costs, but medical practices are still waiting to share in savings.

Can homebound Medicare patients benefit from home-based care? CMS demonstration project aims to find out.

MedStar's house call program reduced total Medicare costs by 17 percent over two years, demonstrating viability of Medicare's Independence at Home program.

Payment software could boost revenue and improve efficiencies at your practice. Here's how to get on board.

Here are strategies for surviving a potential surge in patients with Medicaid and high-deductible exchange plans.

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) recently issued two new clinical practice statements recommending genetic testing for all women with endometrial and ovarian cancers, regardless of family history.

In order to remain independent, community oncologists must align themselves with a critical mass of providers in their local or regional markets and be prepared to accept more financial risk for the quality and cost of care they provide.

Entering into an ACO? Here are the tech tools to make it work.

Integrating palliative care earlier in the disease process can improve quality of life and possibly survival for patients with advanced cancer but its value is widely misunderstood, according to a recent review by palliative care experts.


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