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- Mayo remodels P4P with value goals. Krizner, Ken // Managed Healthcare Executive;Jul2007, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p28
The article reports on the move of Mayo Clinic to develop a pay-for-value model which rewards the delivery of high-quality care at a reasonable price in the U.S. It is based on a formula, which is value plus safety plus service divided by costs. The system would increase insurance payments to...
- MetroHealth rolling $23M into campus makeovers. Mortland, Shannon // Crain's Cleveland Business;11/28/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 48, p12
The article reports that MetroHealth Medical Center is spending $23 million to renovate various parts of its main hospital on Cleveland, Ohio's West Side and to turn part of the former Deaconess Hospital into a long-term care home. The public hospital system in October moved 450 back office...
- Greek health charges could cut access to care, charity warns. Zarocostas, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;1/15/2011, Vol. 342 Issue 7789, p130
The article focuses on a warning issued by MÃ©decins San FrontiÃ¨res on the possibility that poor people will be denied access to public hospitals and primary care clinics due to increase in user fees in Greece.
- Health Coalition Readies Own Medical Center. Sanchez, Mark // Grand Rapids Business Journal;9/10/2001, Vol. 19 Issue 37, p25
Reports plans of health-care coalition Continuum LLC to open a medical center in Holland, Michigan. Replication of past successes in controlling employer health care costs; Services that the center will offer; Initial service to workers at five area employers.
- Introduction. // SIGIR Audit Reports;4/29/2009, Issue 09-015/18, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on the contract actions for the primary health centers (PHC) program under the Parsons' contract, one about the equipment purchased for PHC, and one on the controls of medical consumables and other nonconstruction...
- DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHCARE AND FAMILY SERVICES. // Illinois Register;2/08/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p1774
The article presents a notice of emergency amendment on medical payment in Illinois in 2013. The emergency rulemaking proposes to alter the methodology which the Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) are reimbursed for implantable contraceptive devices. The...
- Practicing Art on Medicine's Front Lines. Kotz, Deborah // U.S. News & World Report;Aug2009, Vol. 146 Issue 7, p56
The article discusses the decision-making processes of physicians at the U.S. University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) in Baltimore, Maryland, regarding what treatments work best, at the most reasonable costs, by evaluating a patientâ€™s medical history. Topics include the experience of...
- Successful Models for Shaping Test Utilization Patterns in Academic and Community Hospital Settings. Hernandez, James S.; Plapp, Frederick V.; Essmyer, Cynthia E.; Forsman, Rodney W. // Clinical Leadership & Management Review;Jun/Jul2009, Vol. 23 Issue 1, pE5
As the demand increases for more successful utilization of laboratory tests, laboratory directors are tasked with finding new ways to provide higher quality laboratory testing at lower cost. This involves decreasing the overuse and misuse of laboratory tests. We describe two successful models...
- US sees sharp rise in number of store based medical clinics. Roehr, Bob // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;6/23/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7862, p6
The article reports that a number of people in the U.S. are making use of retail medical clinics that aim to emulate fast food restaurants in offering convenience and low prices for the most common medical services that are mostly set up inside large retail stores like Walmart or in pharmacies.