An overview of how data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' CROWNWeb system could provide additional support.
Clinicians will use neurostimulation, mobile apps, portable dialysis, artificial kidneys, and remote monitoring in innovative ways.
Physicians need to know such particulars as what they pay per square foot for office space and the cost per minute of patient care.
Cultivate good referral relationships and prove to payers that you provide high-quality, cost-effective care.
These mid-level healthcare providers make it possible to increase caseload and free up doctors so they can focus on higher-cost services.
Specialists must work with primary care doctors and other healthcare providers to ensure cost-effective delivery of medical services.
Live like a medical resident for a while and save a minimum of 15% of your income throughout your career, financial planners advise.
Strategies to maintain a competitive and healthy practice include getting patients involved in their own care and learning about sources of patient referrals and income.
Compliance gurus bet there are at least a few things physicians are not doing to comply with HIPAA.
Studies have shown that group therapy can be at least as effective as individual treatment.
A major consideration is the new relationship specialists will have with primary care providers.
Fee-for-service will be a mainstay of reimbursement, but insurers may increasingly move toward a pay-for-performance model.
Doctors have to figure out how to work smarter, not harder.
Technology can help, but increasing productivity is often a low-tech process requiring just a little bit of dedicated time and energy.
Patients fail to stick to treatment regimens for a variety of reasons, but there are specific measures doctors can take to encourage patients to follow instructions.