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    Three strategies for post-merger integration


    Hospitals and health systems are acquiring physician groups for a variety of reasons, but for many the bottom line is, ultimately, the bottom line. Saving money and driving revenue is the overarching goal, which is why a new study, published in the October 2014 Journal of the American Medical Association,Read more

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    The dangers of inaccurate medical research


    In 2002, I broke my leg in a mountain biking injury. Surgery was scheduled for a Friday morning in July, when new doctors start their training. When the surgery got pushed to the afternoon, I didn’t get out of the OR until evening, when agency nurses, not staff nurses, were … Read more

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    Have Uber, flu vaccine will travel


    Disruption in the delivery of health care has come from many places: retail stores, urgent care clinics, and concierge medicine, to name a few. Will it come from a mobile app best known for requesting an on demand car service?

    In late October, Uber teamed up with Dr. John Brownstein, … Read more

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