By Matt Fisher – So often, healthcare is about the personal connection established between a patient and a physician, another clinician, or general members of the care team. At least, that is what the ideal scenario may look like, leaving aside the current realities of insufficient time, interferences, and other issues demanding attention.Read More
By Matt Fisher – Healthcare is experiencing a lot of turmoil over the best way to interact with patients and provide access to care. The tension centers around sticking to traditional models against going full steam into a fully technology-enabled world.
By Matt Fisher – Inequalities and disparities exist throughout society and industries, an issue that has become ever more apparent and spotlighted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Focusing on healthcare, the inequities are impacting non-white patient populations and with each report found to exist across what appears to be every aspect of healthcare.
By Matt Fisher – The path to value-based care in healthcare is becoming murky. After a few years of heightened promise and hope, the current and near future reality is not necessarily so promising.
By David Blumenthal MD – President Donald Trump’s first year in office was one of the most frenetic and confusing periods in U.S. health care history. Beneath the apparent chaos, however, continuity ruled. Here are four enduring aspects of health policy that held true in 2017.
Influence of Lobbyists on Healthcare Commentary by Jim Tate Twitter: @JimTate “Lobbying is the act of attempting to influence decisions made by officials in the government most…
ACPE Conducts Online Poll on Sequestration From a drop in Medicare reimbursement to scaled-back funding for research and training programs, a majority of physician leaders…
Reference to Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) appears in only seven pages of the massive healthcare reform law yet in healthcare circles ACOs have become one of the most discussed and debated pieces of that legislation. Conceived as a model for streamlining and improving delivery of health services through the realignment of incentives, ACOs seek to synchronize the motives and actions among physicians, clinicians and hospitals to better coordinate care to
Health Information Exchange Is the Foundation for ACOs Reference to Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) appears in only seven pages of the massive healthcare reform law…