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50 Things to Know About the Hospital Industry

Hospitals and health systems in the U.S. are undergoing a dramatic shift in their business models due to a number of forces that are expected to eventually turn the industry on its head — from providers concerned with the volume of services they provide, to providers who focus on offering high-value services that emphasize keeping […]

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Why Low-income Patients Prefer Hospitals to Primary Care

Efforts to reduce preventable hospital visits may backfire and increase usage, unless providers make fundamental changes in care delivery, according to researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The researchers, who published their study in the July issue of Health Affairs, explored the reasons low-income patients use hospitals more often […]

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Primary Care Doctors Could See Scope of Care Decline With Rise of Retail Clinics

Brandon Glenn Publish Date: JUL 02,2013 Medical Economics As retail clinics expand their scope of care beyond low acuity conditions, the threat they pose to existing primary care practices grows, according to an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association. “Primary care practitioners risk a slow but steady decline in their scope of […]

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Three Top Qualities that Physicians Must Possess to Get Hired Today

Alison Ritchie Publish Date: JUN 28,2013 – Medical Economics Having an exceptional curriculum vitae will likely land a physician an interview. But in a competitive job market, what key qualities must they exude during that meeting to distinguish themselves from other viable candidates? Allan Cacanindin, Senior Executive Vice President of Client Services for Cejka Search, […]

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Physician shortage predicted to worsen….

….Estimate warns of a need for 90,000 doctors by 2020. Delia Horn, a native of Shrewsbury, Vt., is one of 106 students graduating this Sunday from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington. Words from her mother will likely be on her mind that day. “She said, ‘I cannot find primary care,’” Horn […]

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Eskridge & Associates Awarded New Contract…

(Round Rock, TX – 29 March 13) Eskridge & Associates was awarded to a Department of Veteran Affairs contract to provide in-patient Psychiatric Services at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, MS. “We are very excited. This is our first opportunity to provide physician services to the veterans in Jackson, MS and […]

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