Imagine your next doctor's visit taking place in a sleek River North neighborhood space in Chicago where you also have the option for a high-intensity group workout and a cold-brew coffee.
As the regulatory environment, technology requirements and overhead costs force independent docs to consider selling or joining larger systems, two independent physician groups in Northeast Ohio are looking to push back against that trend.
One of the lingering challenges to recruit more individuals to pursue a career in primary care has been the large wage differential found between those specialties and more specialized clinical fields.
Dr. John Raymond, CEO of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, thinks there is an critical element sorely missing in the training of aspiring physicians: compassion.
Illinois may finally have a budget, but it could take months, even years, for the state to pay down its $15 billion in overdue bills.
The CMS wants to further reduce the rate for services offered at off campus hospital facilities.
Payments from drug and device companies to physicians and teaching hospitals hit more than $8 billion in 2016.
It's unknown how many of the residents will stay and practice in Michigan. No organization keeps track of that statewide. But Authority Health sees progress at keeping the physicians it trains in the state.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday to limit non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases and impose new deadlines to file such cases.
DuPage Medical Group, the largest independent physician group in the Chicago area, is continuing its rapid expansion by entering the northwest suburbs.
The fragmented ophthalmology and eye-care medical practice sector has become a new target for private equity investors.
There continues to be concern that the U.S. just doesn't have enough doctors. The Association of American Medical Colleges earlier this year predicted that physician demand will continue to outpace supply.