Frye Regional Medical Center’s owner to merge with Tennessee healthcare company – Hickory Daily Record

Frye Regional Medical Center’s owner to merge with Tennessee healthcare company  Hickory Daily Record HICKORY— On July 23, LifePoint Health, one of companies that owns Frye…

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Providers are increasingly adopting cloud-based telehealth systems – MedCity News

Providers are increasingly adopting cloud-based telehealth systems  MedCity News Healthcare innovation and virtualization continue to drive the expansion and strengthening of *service* line offerings for hospitals…

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Working Hard(er) For The Money – CMS's New Proposal For Physician Fees – American Council on Science and Health

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released proposed changes for payments for 2019. The medical media and the various professional societies are busy…

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Counties lacking mental health providers turn to technology – High Country News

Counties lacking mental health providers turn to technology  High Country News This story was produced as part of The Montana Gap project, in partnership with the…

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Our editorial: Open door for dental therapists in Michigan – The Detroit News

The Detroit News Published 11:00 p.m. ET July 24, 2018 Buy Photo Senate Bill 541, introduced last year by Sen. Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, would create…

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When the lone doctor is out, telemedicine keeps this ER running – Houston Chronicle

When the lone doctor is out, telemedicine keeps this ER running  Houston Chronicle The little hospital in the small West Texas city of Van Horn has…

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Advancing A Health System Transformation Agenda Focused On Achieving Health Equity – Health Affairs

Advancing A Health System Transformation Agenda Focused On Achieving Health Equity  Health Affairs There has been an important and ongoing effort over the past decade to…

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Advanced practice and nurse practitioners bring more profit, productivity to medical practices – ModernHealthcare.com

Advanced practice and nurse practitioners bring more profit, productivity to medical practices  ModernHealthcare.com Physician-owned practices with more non-physicians earned $100748 more in net income, according to…

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Advanced practice and nurse practitioners bring more profit, productivity to medical practices – ModernHealthcare.com

Medical practices with more advanced practice practitioners, nurse practitioners and other non-physician providers are more profitable and productive, according to a new report. While primary-care…

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New Study Says Urgent Care Centers Are Biggest Culprit In Antibiotic Overuse – American Council on Science and Health

New Study Says Urgent Care Centers Are Biggest Culprit In Antibiotic Overuse  American Council on Science and Health Urgent care centers and retail clinics top the…

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