Physicians support more jobs, wages and benefits than comparable counterparts in industries such as legal services, higher education and other health care providers such as nursing homes and home health care.
There are ways for physician groups to succeed amid greater competition and higher practice costs. The key is to understand each option’s benefits and risks.
Physicians advocate for more targeted approach to Medicare audits with less focus on penalties and more emphasis on education to avoid errors.
Doctors, pharmacists, other providers and payers commit to work together to ease prior authorization’s treatment delays, administration burdens.
A fellowship program at the Regenstrief Institute aims to develop physicians and other health professionals who can translate big data into better care.