Time is the physician’s most important resource. Although healthcare is moving toward value-based payment models, most physician income still depends largely on effective time use based on the number and intensity of services provided. Here are four ways to optimize productivity.
The success of a patient-centered medical home relies on a practice’s ability to track the care patients receive across the various components of the medical home using care coordinators and technology. Here's how to get started.
Passage of the ACA and trends in the insurance industry are putting more of the cost burden on patients through high-deductible health plans, with significant implications for physicians, their income, and patient outcomes.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services had doled out more than $19 billion in meaningful use incentive payments. As the agency inches closer to its $27 billion budget, there’s evidence that it’s increasing its auditing activities. Physicians should assume they will be audited, and prepare accordingly.