Is This the End of Universal Healthcare?

This article was first featured on The Huffington Post on January 25, 2016 For decades, universal healthcare has been an important policy issue for Democrats. Party faithful argue that providing access to healthcare is a basic right that should be afforded to all American citizens. Data suggests that providing healthcare access benefits society both socially and … [Read more...]

Five Strategies to Manage the Cost of Care in Outpatient Settings

This article was originally published in Hospitals & Health Networks, the flagship publication of the American Hospital Association, on May 12, 2015 An organization’s ability to deliver high-quality patient care while effectively managing its financial health has become more critical than ever. As a result, providers are increasingly turning to outpatient care delivery … [Read more...]

Outcomes-based reimbursement: Do the codes support it?

This article was originally posted to Becker's Healthcare on October 2, 2014 There are 24 hours in a day, and when you're a physician, you have to think about how to best work those hours to take care of your patients — and yourself. Back in the day, when the fee-for-service model was alive and kicking, physicians would charge what were ostensibly market rates for the care … [Read more...]