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How Much Revenue Are MDs Generating for Hospitals?

Much has been written about the earnings of physicians. But how much revenue are they, in turn, generating for their affiliated hospitals? For the answer, take a look at the 2016 Merritt Hawkins Physician Inpatient/Outpatient Revenue Survey. Read more

Obamacare, Primary Care Physician Demand & Streamlining the System

 

Primary care is a crucial part of our healthcare system, and some people feel that if primary care doctors were more readily available and affordable, we’d have healthier Americans, fewer Emergency Room logjams, and a healthier economy overall. When Obamacare was first being implemented, there were widespread predictions that the new program would cause a surge in demand for primary care physicians—to the point of possibly crashing the system. Nearly a year later, how are we doing? Read more