Dr. Gilbert Padula is Summa Health System's new medical director for the Summa Health Cancer Institute, starting Jan. 30.
Cuban health officials spent the week visiting some health clinics in Chicago to mark the launch of a 24-month initiative aimed at sharing best practices in providing community-based care in under-resourced neighborhoods.
Bucking outcry from providers, the CMS has finalized a rule related to pass-through payments in Medicaid managed care. The rule would block billions in supplemental funding to safety net providers.
The CMS issued a two-year pass to physicians and group practices because of a glitch with quality reporting measures based on a recent update to the ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure codes.
Launched in 2011, Doximity is an online directory of providers that now claims over a half million members. The listings include the name, resume, education and workplace of provider members.
Providers keen to attract millennial patients should make sure to impress them the first time around or risk losing them to another provider, according to a recent study.
Value-based payment is likely to survive under the Trump administration, though who leads these initiatives and how they are structured may change.
The prevailing model for academic medical centers is to own and expand a primary-care network. There is, however, another model—one focused on geography and community need.
Health systems that are sharing their notes view the practice as another step toward achieving full transparency in healthcare, one that builds on opening up access to lab results and X-ray images and helps patients get more involved in their own medical care.
The Federal Trade Commission says Iowa should continue allowing physicians to determine how they will supervise assistants based on their individual practice and the physician assistant's experience. The state medical board wants stricter requirements
A combination of financial incentives and data-driven tools and capabilities may help doctors to align their activities with value-based care principles.
A new study estimates that 32,000 fewer patients would die every year if patient outcomes under male physicians matched those of female physicians.