Shelby Baptist Celebrates 60 Years with New Facilities and Enhanced Services

Oct 16, 2019 at 11:44 am by steve

Cities in Shelby County are among the fastest growing in Alabama. In conjunction with the expanding population, Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster has undergone upgrad.... Read More

Discussions among Physician Groups - Avoiding Antitrust Issues

Sep 18, 2019 at 10:38 am by steve

Driven by Federal Health Care Reform and a desire to remain independent of hospitals and health care systems, physician groups are actively exploring different collaborative a.... Read More

Private Equity in Medical Practices

Sep 18, 2019 at 10:31 am by steve

In the eighteen months leading up to January 2018, hospitals bought 8,000 medical practices, reports Avalere Health and the Physicians Advocacy Institute (PAI). Now private eq.... Read More

Hiring a Practice Administration Consultant

Sep 18, 2019 at 10:28 am by steve

Practice administrators hesitate to seek the help of healthcare consultants out of fear more than a lack of usefulness. "I think their fear is if they ask for help, they're go.... Read More

The Amazon-ification of Healthcare

Sep 17, 2019 at 04:44 pm by steve

Yesterday, I received a text from my eye doctor informing me that I have not scheduled my yearly exam and need to make an appointment. The notification was an electronic versi.... Read More

August 2023

Aug 09, 2023 at 11:57 am by kbarrettalley

Your August 2023 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!