Scott Hill is the new president and CEO of Columbus (Ga.) Regional Health.
Part of a series. Is concierge medicine for everyone or is it just for the rich, the 1%? Most people assume it is for the elite and cannot be afforded by the common man, the masses. That is unfortunate because in many cases it can be quite affordable. Here are three examples. Continue reading … […]View full post
With population health management becoming a central focus for more healthcare providers, a growing number are considering adding a chief population health officer to the executive ranks.
As noted in a recent help wanted ad for the role, CPHOs report t…
Risk of death following surgery is highest on weekends and afternoons and in February, according to a research announcement from the European Society of Anaesthesiology.read moreView full post
Keeping with its continued commitment to fully inform physicians about the implementation of the Physician Payment Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act), the AMA reminded physicians of the deadline to complete a two-phase process necessary to review their data a…View full post
It costs a lot for companies to buy health insurance, so the idea of giving employees money to buy their own coverage has a lot of appeal. But it might end up being more expensive for workers.View full post
Seeking Lower Prices Where Providers Are Consolidated: <br>An Examination of Market and Policy Strategies
Consolidation between and among hospitals and physicians can lead to improvements in efficiency and quality of care, but it also tends to raise prices for health care services. As part of their Commonwealth Fund–supported study, researchers outlined eight strategies to promote greater competition on price and quality.