“Truly, the best candidate for the position, regardless of background and training, is what you want."
The stakes are higher for communication in the health care setting.
There is an increasing ask for hospitalist groups to partner with hospital operations to achieve certain goals.
From the Society
SHM urges Congress to reverse changes in reimbursement rates under 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
“These cuts are coming at the exact wrong time,” said SHM CEO Dr. Eric Howell.
“This finalized policy marks the most significant updates to E/M codes in 30 years, reducing burden on doctors imposed by the coding system and...
The agency will be giving more flexibility to ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) to provide hospital-level care.
The need for advanced practice providers has led to an evolving integration between physicians and APPs.
The most powerful tools in combating clinical denials for hospital services are good medicine and clear documentation.
Medicare has proposed changes that would create unprecedented financial hardship for hospital medicine groups.
All health care systems should be prepared to deal with these problems, said Dr. Paul S. Appelbaum.