Healthcare Economics & Policy

It takes a village to treat the most complex patient, says Mary Norine Walsh, MD, medical director…
Paul N. Casale, MD, recommends that providers prepare for a new healthcare payment model in the U.S…
By 2015, 30 to 50 percent of hospitals will face extreme budget shortfalls and have limited access…
As Medicare and third-party payor reimbursement are likely to continue to declineespecially with…
U.S. healthcare is undergoing massive changes. While its often easy to focus on the negative side-…
Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Chair of Health Policy Richard I. Fogel, MD, echoed the thoughts of many…
Specialties, such as cardiology, are particularly susceptible to the ongoing transformations and…
On Oct. 1, 2013, physician practices and hospitals will be required by CMS to have transitioned…
Based on surveys distributed throughout 2009, the ACC estimates that nearly half of private…
The U.S. healthcare reform law makes significant headway in expanding access to care for millions…
The New Year provides an opportunity to turn a corner and not look back. At the American College of…
The smiles and lauds of Happy New Year are slowly being replaced by the droning realization that…