By Daniel Chang SEPT. 13, 2014 – At a hearing to discuss the rising costs of healthcare benefits for Miami-Dade County employees this year, a labor union consultant raised his hand to ask what seemed like a basic question. Could the committee charged with reducing Miami-Dade labor’s healthcare expenses look at the spreadsheet showing the rates that the county pays local hospitals and doctors for … Continue reading TRENDS: In South Florida and the nation, healthcare costs often are shrouded in secrecy.
April 03, 2013 | EHR, Healthcare Reform, Practice Models |By Robert Lamberts, MD | If you ask a hundred physicians if they are happy with our current healthcare system, you’d be hard-pressed to get one to say “yes.” If those physicians were primary-care physicians, you could scarcely get one in a thousand to answer in the affirmative. Patients don’t like the current healthcare system either, and … Continue reading AUGUSTA, GA: One Doctors Journey to a Direct-pay Practice
Iora to open four Iora Primary Care practices exclusive to Humana Medicare Advantage members, designed to improve members’ health and well-being. September 16, 2014 11:15 AM Eastern Daylight Time – PHOENIX & SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Improved health and more coordinated care for Medicare Advantage members is the goal behind a new Accountable Care arrangement and population health management partnership between Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and Iora … Continue reading Humana and Iora Health Partner to Launch Accountable Care Agreement in Arizona and Washington
“We are in the midst of a disruptive volume to value paradigm shift in health care. Senator Colbeck is the leader in Lansing we need to bring real world common sense solutions to health care reform.” – John Blanchard M.D Greetings We all know our current healthcare system is troubled. State Senator Patrick Colbeck is one person in Lansing who understands this and has a … Continue reading Letter to the Editor of DPC Journal, Michigan State Senator Patrick Colbeck and Dr. John Blanchard