Ambulatory Care

Concierge medicine showing growth
Jun 12, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
One expert sees the root of the trend in an environment that's still largely volume-driven.
How diet can save billions in health costs
Jun 11, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The study touts itself as the first to comprehensively analyze the potential cost implications of improved…
May 31, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Politics aside, it boils down to actively protecting patients and preventing death wherever possible and physicians…
Early physical therapy opioid utilization, high-cost services for low back pain
May 24, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Those who saw a physical therapist early had a 28 percent lower probability of having…
pharmacy benefit managers accountable for drug prices
May 21, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Specialists say legislation is needed to grow workforce and hold pharmacy benefit managers…
Telemedicine can cut behavioral health costs
May 08, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The lack of telemedicine's accessibility can negatively affect patient engagement…
Palliative care can yield cost-savings in acute care settings
May 01, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The practice of palliative care is known to make patients more comfortable and now is proven to shorten hospital stays and…
ProMedica, Welltower partnership
May 01, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Executives say the deal will give ProMedica a platform for managing the silver tsunami of baby boomer…
Florida Hospital kicking off work on $300 million patient tower
Apr 25, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The new facility, part of a broader $600 million acquisition and renovation strategy, comes as…
OB hospitalists can mitigate malpractice risk
Apr 09, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Hospitalists pull shifts in which they're physically in the hospital the entire time, and…