November 2006 eHealthcare Newsletter
If your physician practice
reevaluating its compensation formulas?
Most formulas for compensating physicians were developed
before the managed care era and in the last 15 years, the business environment
has changed dramatically.
Deborah Wells from the Medical Services Group
of Alpern Rosenthal offers her insight on building an effective compensation
Is there a future for online or ATM-style access
to patient health information?
Patients, doctors and hospitals agree: Online or ATM-style access is the smarter
way to gain access to health-related information. As with online banking, patients
or authorized parties can log-in and immediately access critical health information.
Is the price of a medical procedure negotiable?
The insurance companies do it all the time. Now, patients
are negotiating with their doctors on the price of everything from elective
to critical surgery. Read