The state Board of Osteopathic Medicine unanimously approved a summary suspension of Roland Chalifoux’s license after the Marshall County neurosurgeon was accused of reusing syringes on multiple patients.
In the wake of Friday morning’s vote, Chalifoux has the
A hospital in Florida is violating a woman's right to make sound medical decisions regarding herself and her unborn child after trying to force her to have a C-section she did not want to have or risk being reported to Child Protective Services.
Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media , July 24, 2014
As insurers step up efforts to cover more lives with value- and performance-based contracts, physicians are under the gun to adapt to an altered reimbursement reality.
Cigna has met its goal of covering 1 million healthcare consumers under its quality and performance-based reimbursement model called Collaborative Accountable Care (CAC) arrangements, the insurer announced this month.
The Bloomfield, Connecticut-based payer has 100 such arrangements with large physicians groups in 27 states. Cigna's National Medical Executive for Performance
Dr. Eric J. Smith has taken a voluntary leave from his anesthesiology practice contracted by Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue after federal investigators served him with a warrant connected to allegations of money laundering and promoting prostitution.
By Elbert Chu, Associate Producer, MedPage Today Reviewed by Zalman S. Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner
Registered Nurses Are Delaying Retirement, A Shift That Has Contributed To Recent Growth In The Nurse Workforce
The size of the registered nurse (RN) workforce has surpassed forecasts from a decade ago, growing to 2.7 million in 2012 instead of peaking at 2.2 million. Much of the difference is the result of a surge in new nursing graduates. However, the size of the RN workforce is