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Physicians enthusiastic about digital health, AMA survey finds

By Shelby Livingston  |  September 26, 2016

While the digital health industry is growing at a rapid-fire pace, adoption of digital tools, like telemedicine and wearable devices, among physician practices has moved more slowly. But poor adoption among physicians may be set the change: A study released Monday by the American Medical...

When doctors get the wrong patient

When doctors get the wrong patient

By Elizabeth Whitman  |  September 25, 2016

Cases of mistaken identity happen all the time in healthcare institutions. A new analysis details the causes of these mixups, the consequences for patients and ways healthcare leaders can address the problem.

Doctors debate the source of van Gogh's malady

Doctors debate the source of van Gogh's malady

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 24, 2016

A year after cutting off his left ear, suffering subsequent breakdowns and spending time in an asylum, Vincent van Gogh died of a gunshot wound—an apparent suicide. The world has wondered ever since what ailed him. Recently, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam created a full exhibition and...

Q&A: 'If Mayo was a high-cost provider, we would be cut out of many of these networks'

Q&A: 'If Mayo was a high-cost provider, we would be cut out of many of these networks'

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 24, 2016

Even though Mayo Clinic has been ahead of the curve in studying how to measure and reward value in healthcare delivery, it isn't immune to challenges such as physician burnout and the mounting pressure to reduce costs and adopt value-based payment models. Mayo President and CEO Dr. John Noseworthy...

Rapid adoption of bundled payments remains an act of faith

Rapid adoption of bundled payments remains an act of faith

By Elizabeth Whitman  |  September 22, 2016

The dearth of data about the effectiveness of this payment model raises concerns for some, even as the government plows ahead with its voluntary and mandatory bundled-payment programs.

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