CHG Healthcare expands temporary physicians staffing business

By Maria Castellucci  |  August 25, 2016

CHG Healthcare Services purchased Global Medical Staffing, a company that temporarily places physicians in healthcare facilities worldwide. CHG will retain all 50 employees at the firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

TeamHealth continues buying spree of medical groups

TeamHealth continues buying spree of medical groups

By Maria Castellucci  |  August 24, 2016

TeamHealth has purchased an emergency physicians group in La Mesa, Calif. TeamHealth and other physician staffing companies have shown an insatiable appetite to buy medical groups, although patient billing concerns linger.

Health center conference will focus on getting right mix of providers

By Harris Meyer  |  August 20, 2016

Speakers such as Dr. Karen DeSalvo, HHS' acting assistant secretary of health, will discuss how innovative care models such as patient-centered medical homes will drive which types of healthcare professionals are most needed to serve the clinics' low-income patients.

Body donations on the rise at U.S. medical schools

By Associated Press  |  August 17, 2016

Many U.S. medical schools are seeing a surge in the number of people leaving their bodies to science, a trend attributed to rising funeral costs and growing acceptance of a practice long seen by some as ghoulish.

Medicaid doctors get help with quality reporting

Medicaid doctors get help with quality reporting

By Virgil Dickson  |  August 13, 2016

Clinicians in Medicaid are turning to quality-reporting services to help them track managed-care plans' rising demand for patient data, which is driving some physicians from the program.

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