Both employer- and individual-sponsored health insurance plans are mitigating the rising healthcare costs by passing them on to consumers, which is making patients more financially responsible for their healthcare utilization than ever before.
Aligning with health systems and hospitals through employment or affiliation arrangements may be a lifeline for some practices, but it in no way ensures practice growth or optimal performance. The good news is you don't have to stand idly by and hope your practice doesn't sink.
The use of PAs and NPs is not new or novel, yet ACPs continue to be untapped resources for improving the delivery of cardiac care.
Whether you're already part of a multispecialty group, considering joining one, or evaluating a new EHR solution, you need to make sure the EHR meets your needs.
Despite the huge expense of unnecessary emergency department utilization, there is a silver lining – these encounters produce valuable data that can ultimately be used to curb healthcare costs.
Watch the video below to learn more about what it takes to transform your practice into a thriving physician enterprise.
Is the right person performing the right tasks at the right time in your cardiology practice?
Whether employed, aligned, or independent, many cardiology groups are having difficulty sustaining and/or improving performance in the evolving healthcare environment.
The operational visibility produced by everyday "little data" — when leveraged properly — provides physicians and administrators with a rich picture of organizational performance and improvement opportunities in ways that big data never will.
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