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
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