Archive: 7/08/2015

How do we optimize time with patients in primary care?

(HealthDay)—Primary care providers (PCPs) can improve the productivity of face-to-face visits with patients by identifying activities that can be delegated to another team member or performed using a different modality, ...

Aug 07, 2015
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Many hospitals being penalized for 30-day readmissions

(HealthDay)—About half of the nation's hospitals are being penalized by Medicare for having patients return within a month of discharge, losing a combined $420 million, according to a report published by Kaiser Health.

Aug 07, 2015
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