Physician-hospital relations, general

May/June 2013 Issue
Transitional Care Management Services: New Codes, New Requirements [Feature]

Two new codes will help you get paid for managing a patient’s transition from the inpatient to outpatient setting, but they come with new expectations.

Apr 2008 Issue
Stark III: Refinement Not Revolution (Part 2) [Feature]

The regulations include good news for physicians who work with hospitals.

Sep 2006 Issue
Providing Consistent Care With Standardized Admission Orders [Feature]

Incorporating these orders into your hospital admission routine will ensure that patients receive comprehensive, appropriate care every time.

Mar 2004 Issue
Fighting for Hospital Privileges [Feature]

When faced with a privileging conflict, don’t panic. Follow these tips for a well-fought battle.

May 2003 Issue
Seven Ways to Help Your Hospital Stay in Business [Feature]

Your inpatient care decisions could make or break your local hospital.

May 2003 Issue
Perverse Incentives, Perverted System [Editor's Page]

Argues that the mal-aligned incentives offered to health care providers in the current system are perverse and require special action on the part of physicians to generate anything like a healthy outcome.

Oct 2001 Issue
30 Standardized Hospital Admission Orders [Improving Patient Care]

This updated and expanded collection of orders can help you admit patients more efficiently and effectively.

Mar 1999 Issue
Tips for Making Inpatient Care More Efficient [Feature]

You may be surprised at what you can do to improve the quality and reduce the cost of hospital care — and strengthen your own position.

Nov-Dec 1998 Issue
What the Hospitalist Movement Means to Family Physicians [Feature]

The jury's still out on how hospitalists affect patient care, but many family physicians are choosing to give up hospital service before the verdict comes in.

Jan 1998 Issue
How to Exercise Power When You Have Limited Authority [Salaried FP]

This article will describe how salaried FPs can influence the actions of leaders in their organizations by understanding what motivates organizational leaders, identifying the right people to influence, and taking the right approach with them.

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