WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign believes he can turn Republicans’ biggest liability from last year’s congressional elections - the debate about the future of healthcare in America - into a winning issue for his reelection.

That would have appeared highly unlikely just months ago, when Democrats seized upon the issue of coverag...

April 24, 2019

Challenges can stem from product design, clinician use, and customization


While digital records have improved the delivery of health care and introduced features—such as alerts about potential drug allergies—that can prevent medical errors and patient harm, they have also created unforeseen safety risks and contributed to serious mistakes in treatm...


Issue: New payment and care delivery models such as accountable care organizations (ACOs) have prompted health care delivery systems to better meet the requirements of their high-need, high-cost (HNHC) patients.

Goal: To explore how a group of mature ACOs are seeking to match patients with appropriate interventions by segmenting HNHC populations wi...

More than one-third of California's $200 billion budget goes toward health care. Private health insurance spending in the state, meanwhile, exceeds more than $100 billion a year.

Unfortunately, all that spending doesn't appear to make health care more accessible. That's the troubling finding of a comprehensive new analysis of health care acc...

May 5, 2018

The first person to use the phrase “Time is Money” was Benjamin Franklin in his book “Advice to a Young Tradesman, Written by an Old One”.

New research published in the American Journal of Managed Care estimates that, on average, it takes 121 minutes each time a person seeks medical care. The total includes 37 minutes of travel time, as well as 87 minutes...

April 3, 2018


You know, there is so much that we learn from when we start a new business and nothing is different when it comes to a private practice. Many times it takes over 10 years to realize that we didn't know enough during the time we first started. For many, they can truly say, “I wish I knew then what I know no...

October 2, 2017

Get to the root of your A/R challenges.

With denials at an all-time high, many medical systems are desperate to stem the tide. Combining lost revenue with the administrative costs of recovery and rework leaves almost every practice wondering how to get to the bottom of the problem. 

What has helped medical practices across the country is a valuable partn...

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