Where do you rank your patient’s perception of your practice? According to the 2013 HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey, 54% of Health Leaders rank ‘Patient Experience and Satisfaction’ as the top priority for the next three years.
I am just posting up the article from PCWorld about LinkedIn being hacked. Apparently a file containing some 6.5 million passwords appeared in a Russian online forum. They say some 200,000 have already been cracked. The good news is the Read More
HCA, which is the largest hospital operator in the US, is no stranger to buyouts. It struck one in the late 1980s and another in 2006. So far, the strategy has generated huge returns for investors. And on March 10th Read More
Below is the introduction to an article from Medscape Business of Medicine. In many malpractice lawsuits the patient claims they were not informed of potential negative outcomes. This goes beyond major procedures. Not obtaining informed consent from patients can oftentimes Read More
Superbowl week. My team’s not in it, but I still follow it pretty close because I just like football. Something interesting I ran across is the number of men on both the Packers and the Steelers that weigh over 300 Read More
The U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as the legislative body’s new Republican majority promised. Every single Republican voted in favor of the bill, which followed hours of debate. The final Read More
Recent reports have come out that state “even though Congress approved a zero percent update for Medicare physician fees in 2011, the CMS calculation for the 2011 conversion factor represents a 7.8554 percent cut.” Those reports are somewhat misleading if Read More