Viewing patients as "sources of revenue"
- Qatar: Reforms expected to spur private healthcare funding. // MiddleEast Insurance Review;Aug2011, p15
The article reports on the potential for healthcare reforms in Qatar to increase its private medical funds by 33% in 2011.
- It's The Public, Not The Process, Fools. Remmers, Jerry // Moderate Voice;12/21/2009, p10
In this article the author discusses the healthcare changes proposed by Senator Ben Nelson that helps him secure his vote to override a filibuster in the U.S. He states that Medicare payments to doctors and hospitals in states having population densities of less than six people per square mile...
- Devolution of power: An interim report card. Sparer, Michael S. // Health Affairs;May/Jun1998, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p7
Considers whether states within the United States are meeting the expectations for innovation in health care and welfare reform. Examination of the evolution of federalism in health care; Brief look at the growth of the Medicaid managed care program; Emergence of federal insurance reform; Why...
- Reform, revenue drive hospital north. // Indianapolis Business Journal;2/21/2011, Vol. 31 Issue 52, p13
The article reports on the expansion of the Franciscan St. Francis Health into Hamilton County, Indiana as the result of the health reform where the facility will spend 23 million dollars to convert the three-story building to an inpatient unit, surgical suits, imaging center, physician offices,...
- US reconsiders as NHA strides ahead. Robinson, Ray // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/12/90, Vol. 300 Issue 6734, p1226
Focuses on the introduction of health care reforms in the United States. Adoption of competition based strategies; Plan to increase cost payments for physicians; Implementation of regulatory policies designed to control capital investment on health facilities. INSET: Pro democracy.
- Agreement on short-term SGR 'patch' fails to ensure access to care or advance needed reforms. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;3/21/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article offers information on a joint statement made by various American institutions regarding their disappointment towards new agreement on short-term patch which fails to bring required healthcare reforms.
- The Castonguay Report Money, Illness and Healthcare. Dostie, Pierre // Canadian Dimension;May/Jun2008, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p12
The article comments on the report of former health minister of Quebec, Claude Castonguay, regarding public healthcare in Quebec. It is opined that the report repeats the same old ideological premises in a scientific approach. It reflects on the implementation of a support system for home care...
- Docs in late bid to avoid medicare fee cutbacks. Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;10/9/95, Vol. 25 Issue 41, p10
Reports that physicians are trying to dissuade Republican congressional leaders from cutting their 1996 medicare fees in reform bills submitted to the US House and Senate. Possible reduction of the 1996 payment base for all services that includes lower-priced primary care; American Medical...
- Australia's health workforce: implications of change. McMeeken, Joan // International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation;Sep2009, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p472
The author reflects on health workforce reforms due to shortage of health professionals and the vital limitations in clinical education's availability in Australia. The federal government has established the National Health Workforce Agency in order to address these shortcomings in the sector....