P4P Plan Delivers Only Small Gains In Quality Metrics

Dec 13, 2005 at 05:02 pm by steve

A group of researchers tested the theory that paying doctors for performance would improve healthcare quality and discovered that in one of the most ambitious projects, most.... Read More

MGMA CEO Outlines Strategic Plan at Annual Meeting

Dec 13, 2005 at 04:59 pm by steve

At the end of October, practice managers from around the country gathered in Nashville for the annual meeting of the Medical Group Management Association. Dr. William F. Jesse.... Read More

Patients Are People, Too

Dec 13, 2005 at 04:56 pm by steve

Despite the increasing specialization in medicine, some doctors are advocating an approach to care that focuses on the entire patient rather than on a single section of the bo.... Read More

Joint Venture Established to Build New Montclair Baptist Hospital

Dec 13, 2005 at 04:54 pm by steve

A joint venture agreement between Triad and Baptist Health Systems has given the two companies co-ownership of Montclair Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham. The new venture,.... Read More

Nurse Practitioners Lead Big Jump In House Calls

Nov 07, 2005 at 03:01 pm by steve

The number of house calls in the United States has been rising steadily since 2000, but it's not doctors who are leading the charge. An analysis of Medicare data by the Ame.... Read More

September 2023

Sep 13, 2023 at 11:26 am by kbarrettalley

Your September 2023 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!