By Alison Diana, Information Week DECEMBER 2, 2014 – Healthcare providers are increasingly recognizing that the cloud empowers them to reduce costs, enhance agility, and improve insights. And many now are investing more heavily and expanding their cloud initiatives. By 2020, 80% of healthcare data will “pass through the cloud at some point in its lifetime, as providers seek to leverage cloud-based technologies and infrastructure … Continue reading Cloud Gains Traction In Healthcare: Greater flexibility, access, and cost cutting prompt more healthcare organizations to adopt cloud technology.
“We can learn a lot about how private doctors may be treated in the future by the way our neighbors to the north are handling private fee structures to doctors in Canada,” says Michael Tetreault, Editor of Concierge Medicine Canada, a sister publication of The DPC Journal and Concierge Medicine Today. Just last year, CTV News reported that: In Whitby, Ontario, pediatrician Dr. Karen Dockrill … Continue reading TREND: Alberta doctors forbidden from tying treatment to fees for uninsured services.
By Richard A. Armstrong , Daily Signal, Dr. Richard A. Armstrong is a general surgeon at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Michigan and chief operating officer of Docs4PatientCare, an organization of practicing doctors seeking improvements in health care. NOVEMBER 29, 2014 – Direct Primary Care in medical practice is the idea on the rise, as Daniel McCorry of The Heritage Foundation pointed out in a … Continue reading A 501c3 educational project includes DPC as one of 4 pillars of its health care reform agenda, which was published in its Physician’s Prescription for Health Care Reform, ~Docs4PatientCare Foundation
By Janet Palcko Nov 25, 2014 – As “concierge medicine” gains popularity, we are getting a lot of inquiries as to whether such fees can be reimbursed from a Health FSA or HSA. The answer is not always clear. What is Concierge Medicine? Concierge medical practices provide a personalized focus to healthcare. Patients may experience longer visits, an emphasis on preventive care, greater access to … Continue reading POPULAR TOPIC: Can Physician “Concierge Fees” be Reimbursed From a Health FSA or HSA?