Aug 28, 2012, 5:00 am — There have been a lot of recent discussions on the impact of the proposed reductions to Medicare. One disturbing point that isn’t getting a lot of attention is how the reductions will impact the entire system. The nation that reducing expenses by […]
By Gregg Palermo Dr. Shari Cohen decided to switch before ‘ObamaCare’, says the move to electronic medical records gave her the final “shove”. August 28, 2012 — Creve Coeur doctor Shari Cohen is getting ready to take the plunge into new world in her medical practice. Early next […]
vLIFE AND HEALTH | 10/1/2012 6:00 AM Concierge medicine has its pros and cons By Dr. Patrick Massey | Source: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20121001/entlife/710019977/ Would you pay an additional $1,000 or $2,000 per year to have unlimited access to your doctor, office visits that last over an hour and an individualized […]
The demand for health care under ObamaCare will increase dramatically. The supply of physicians won’t. Get ready for a two-tier system of medical care.
By JOHN C. GOODMAN August 14, 2012, 7:19 p.m. ET — Are you having trouble finding a doctor who will see you? If not, give it another year and a half. A doctor shortage is on its way. Most provisions of the Obama health law kick in on […]
By Anna Gorman, Los Angeles Times Some physicians in solo practice, frustrated by long hours and less time with patients, opt for so-called concierge medicine. Critics say it could reduce access to care. July 29, 2012 — Frustrated with a changing healthcare system that has resulted in longer […]
The Association of American Medical Colleges estimates that in 2015 the country will have 62,900 fewer doctors than needed. And that number will more than double by 2025, as the expansion of insurance coverage and the aging of baby boomers drive up demand for care. Even without the […]
By Kathryn Tuggle FOXBusiness July 26, 2012 — The medical care market is increasingly becoming like the real estate market: you get what you pay for. The top complaints from patients regarding doctor visits typically include long waits for just a few minutes of doctor face time, impersonal […]
PR Web, Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 — As the new Affordable Care Act is implemented and health insurance will be provided to millions of previously uninsured Americans, primary care physicians can expect to serve many more patients. The Affordable Care Act was designed to offer […]
AIR DATE: July 9, 2012 — Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser looks at a new health care trend called concierge medicine that involves offering specialized care for those who can afford the price tag. GWEN IFILL: It’s a common refrain. Patients say it’s getting harder to see a […]
BY 2015, MORE PEOPLE WILL BE USING THEIR MOBILE DEVICES TO ACCESS THE INTERNET THAN COMPUTERS (Source: Quantcast, 2010) Submission and optimization to the various mapping platforms on the web today, will provide users with the ability to quickly GPS your location via their mobile device or computer.