The growing demand for improved access to cost information presents opportunities for practicing physicians, experts say.
EHR patient portals allow patients to view their lab results online, but a new study questions whether they'll be able to decipher them.
Veterans can now be referred to non-U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) primary care physicians (PCPs) to lessen wait times, but there might be pushback because reimbursement may be below standard Medicare rates.
Accountable care organizations (ACOs) have made few strides in health information technology (IT) since early 2013, according to a recent survey from eHealth Initiative.
Direct pay models could buy physicians more time with patients to improve care and reset a fractured payment system.