Aug 09, 2013 | Maine hospitals rank well, but a dozen face Medicare penalties for readmissions
Medicare evaluated 20 of Maine’s 39 hospitals. Twelve hospitals will be penalized and eight face no fines.
Aug 09, 2013 | For some post-op care, a phone call may be all that’s needed
A phone call or in-person visit for post-op care? What's your preference?
Aug 08, 2013 | Why Customer Service Matters in the Healthcare Industry
The focus on the customer/patient should be the most important thing in healthcare
Aug 08, 2013 | Rx to Avoid Health-Law Fines
Tech Entrepreneurs Prescribe Solutions for Hospitals Facing Readmission Penalties
Aug 07, 2013 | Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic Adds On-site Pharmacy
The Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic has opened the Diagnostic Clinic Pharmacy within its office in Gainesville, Ga.
Jan 07, 2013 | Patients sway physician’s prescribing
Study shows that 37% of patients convince prescribers to prescribe brand when generic is available.
Feb 17, 2012 | Operating on the Edge of Disaster
Chain store pharmacist in Oregon say their working conditions don't promote safe and effective patient care.
Feb 15, 2012 | Tentative Deal on Reimbursement
Federal lawmakers reach a tentative agreement on a payroll tax holiday bill that averts a 27.4% cut in Medicare for 2012.
Nov 02, 2011 | Medicare Rule Cuts Physician Pay
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announce drastic reimbursement cuts.
Oct 08, 2008 | Ancillary Services in Physician Practices
Many of today's physicians are battling declining reimbursements by bringing ancillary services into their practices.