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Economics of health care

May/June 2019 Issue
A Practical Approach to Reducing Patients' Prescription Costs [Feature]

A single screening question and an arsenal of cost-reducing strategies can help you help your patients afford their medications.


November/December 2016 Issue
Using Health Confidence to Improve Patient Outcomes [Feature]

Tracking patient engagement is a key step to enhancing health and reducing costs.


November/December 2013 Issue
Physicians Assemble: Integrating Small Groups to Preserve Independent Practice [Feature]

In the face of industry consolidation and employment, small practices are joining forces to control their own destinies and remain competitive.


May/June 2013 Issue
Transitional Care Management: Why Bother? [From the Editor]

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.


July/Aug 2010 Issue
Strategies for Reducing Costs in Your Medical Community: The Grand Junction Experience [Feature]

With the right data, primary care physicians can help reduce costs while improving quality.


May/June 2010 Issue
Your Piece of the Deficit [From the Editor]

How does it feel to benefit from federal red ink?


March/April 2010 Issue
Should Doctors Reject the Government's EHR Incentive Plan? [Opinion]

It's a big hill to climb for a carrot that may not be there when you reach the top.


Nov-Dec 2009 Issue
Creating a High-Quality, Low-Cost Health Care System: Lessons From Grand Junction, Colorado [Opinion]

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.


Jan 2008 Issue
Does Primary Care Need Medicare? [Opinion]

Its payment system undervalues primary care, and its regulations include jail time for physicians' mistakes. What's not to love?


Nov-Dec 2007 Issue
Baumol's Disease [Opinion]

Health care in general may suffer from an incurable disease. (Are you surprised?)


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