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Economics of health care
Tracking patient engagement is a key step to enhancing health and reducing costs.
In the face of industry consolidation and employment, small practices are joining forces to control their own destinies and remain competitive.
Think of it as a way to help your patients, potentially save the system money, and help your bottom line all at the same time.
With the right data, primary care physicians can help reduce costs while improving quality.
How does it feel to benefit from federal red ink?
It's a big hill to climb for a carrot that may not be there when you reach the top.
Physicians who have been instrumental in making Grand Junction, CO, one of the lowest cost health care marketplaces in the country offer the secrets of Grand Junction's success.
Its payment system undervalues primary care, and its regulations include jail time for physicians' mistakes. What's not to love?
Health care in general may suffer from an incurable disease. (Are you surprised?)
High-tech, high-cost procedures may get all the glory in health care, but they signal our failure to reward prevention.