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Morgan Lewis Jr.
Payers make wellness investments
In Iowa, the Blue Zones Project has community buy-in
QR codes in the medical practice
By now you've noticed those funny little boxes in the corner of magazine ads and posters. Although originally developed for the auto industry, these quick response codes can also find a home in the physician practice.
Survey: Patients still cutting back on care
Patients may be skipping visits to your office, putting financial health before physical health. See who?s cutting back most?and what services they?re forgoing.
Costs, operations top primary care concerns, survey says
Running an efficient practice with increasingly complex patients are primary care physicians? chief concerns, according to a survey. Find out whether you share these common worries.
CMS overpayment rule overreaches, groups say
More than 100 professional organizations bashed a proposed federal regulation that would require you to search for and refund Medicare overpayments. See all their gripes.
Q&A: Shared Savings ACO physician leader optimistic
Our exclusive interview with a physician leader involved in the CMS Shared Savings Program reveals what she hopes to achieve through the program. Could your practice learn from her experience?
Off-label prescribing common, study shows
You're not the only one prescribing off-label, according to a study of Canadian primary care doctors. Find out how often it happens.
Preventive care costs vary by 755%
The price of common health screenings varies as much as 755%, even within the same geographic areas, a study shows. Find out which tests had the biggest gaps--and where your practice falls in the ranges.
Senate staffers consider HIE solutions
Electronic health information exchange is a concern for you--and for lawmakers. A briefing for top U.S. Senate staff members discussed possible solutions.
Public-private care coordination program provides bonuses
A public-private care coordination program could pay for participating physicians. Find out whether you qualify.