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Acceptance of new practice models is growing steadily — both to meet the needs of physicians and their patients, according to our annual Great American Physician Survey, Sponsored by Kareo.
Medical Device Companies Join Physicians in Bearing Risk
New risk-contracting discussions are now occurring between providers/hospitals and the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.
Five Ways Physicians Can Get the Most Out of Hospitals
Hospitals go to great lengths to control physicians. They take undeserved public credit for physicians’ work. Curiously, physicians capitulate. Why?
DIY Concierge Medicine Programs
If you're considering concierge medicine, do you become a DIY-er, or do you look to experts?
Should Your Medical Practice Add Ancillary Services?
Adding ancillary services may seem like a good idea. Before you commit, consider the fit with your practice and the total costs.
Cardiologists Like Primary-Care Docs Consider Concierge
With revenues plummeting and overhead increasing, cardiologists are considering concierge medicine too, to help them stay afloat.
Can You Start a Concierge Medical Practice from Scratch?
Opening a concierge medical practice with no established patient base is challenging, but it's not impossible. Here's how one doctor did it.
Survey: Doctors that Move to Private Practice are Happier
A recent survey reveals that physicians who leave employment for private practice are happier than those that leave private practice for employment.
The Future of Accountable Care Organizations
Anders M. Gilberg of the MGMA provides his views on whether accountable care organizations are a sustainable healthcare model.
Transitioning to a Patient-Centered Medical Home
In this video, a physician and staff members from a five-physician practice discuss their transition to a Patient-Centered Medical Home.
The Changing Nature of Medical Practice Integration
Ken Hertz of the MGMA Healthcare Consulting Group discusses the various options and opportunities for small medical practices to thrive in the future.
Aligning Your Medical Practice for Long-term Success
Vic Arnold, a managing director at Huron Consulting, discusses practice-alignment strategies that will aid long-term survival in a partnership.
Making the Case for Hybrid Concierge Medical Practice
A conversation with Wayne Lipton, founder of Concierge Choice Physicians LLC, on what hybrid concierge is and why physicians might want to consider it.
ACOs and Liability Risks for Physicians
In this podcast, Jeff Brunken, president of physician insurer MGIS, shares important ACO-related liability issues physicians face.
Health IT and the Patient-Centered Medical Home
Paul Grundy, director of healthcare transformation with IBM, discusses meaningful connections through health IT and the patient-centered medical home care model.
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