A trip to the dentist elicits a variety of reactions, ranging from irritation about time lost to severe anxiety about a dental procedure.
Much has been written about the changes in health care financing and the creation of incentives to coordinate care including the formation of ACOs, the creation of patient centered medical homes and the bundled payment pilot projects. Health care is at a unique inflection point, moving towards
Care coordination is becoming an increasingly vital aspect of health system functionality: more than a best practice, it is also an economic necessity.
Is your emergency department prepared for anything? We would all like to hope so.
The recent Institute of Medicine report on graduate medical education (GME)[i] has re-ignited public debate on funding and accountability in GME.
How risky is your emergency department? Your insurance company probably knows, and they’re charging you for it. But how can EDs reduce their risk? Inova Fairfax and Inova Children’s Hospitals of Virginia did it.