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Healthcare Administration

Chicago, IL—Physicians are less likely to work in a private practice than 10 years ago due to economic, administrative, and regulatory burdens that have driven physicians to shift traditional business models for medical practices, according to a newly released biennial analysis of physician practice arrangements by the American Medical Association. Read More ›

Crystal S. Denlinger, MD, FACP, has been named the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). She will succeed Robert W. Carlson, MD, who is retiring after more than 10 years leading the global guidelines organization. Dr Denlinger will assume her new role with NCCN on October 9, 2023. Read More ›

An April 4, 2023, Medical Group Management Association Stat poll found that almost one-half (47%) of medical group leaders have added or created part-time or flexible-schedule physician roles in the past year, while 53% did not. Read More ›

When it comes to gathering and assessing social determinants of health (SDoH) as part of a medically appropriate history and examination, it is necessary to employ 5 key strategies, said Allysceaeioun D. Britt, PhD, MPH, Interim Vice President, Office of Faculty Affairs and Development, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, in a presentation during the virtual 2020 Healthcare Administration Alliance Conference. Read More ›

The government now expects healthcare providers and suppliers to have effective compliance programs in place, but a compliance plan only works for you when you are working with it, according to Robert W. Liles, JD, MBA, MS, Managing Partner, Liles Parker, PLLC, Washington, DC, and Paul Weidenfeld, JD, Co-Founder, Exclusion Screening, Washington, DC, who hosted a lively discussion on the ins and outs of effective compliance plans and the laws surrounding them at the virtual 2020 Healthcare Administration Alliance Conference. Read More ›

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule protects the privacy of patients’ health information (protected health information [PHI]) but is balanced to ensure appropriate use and disclosure of the information when necessary to treat a patient, to protect the nation’s public health, and for other critical purposes. Read More ›