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Disclaimer: The views expressed in these articles are the personal views of Robert Moghim, M.D. and do not necessarily represent and are not intended to represent the views of the company or its employees.

 

What is Fueling the Immense Demand for Hospitalists?
January 19, 2016
What is Fueling the Immense Demand for Hospitalists?

There are a number of reasons why hospitalists are the fastest growing specialty in U.S. medical history.

A Closer Examination of the Accountable Care Organization Model
January 14, 2016
A Closer Examination of the Accountable Care Organization Model

Despite the rigorous cost structure of the Accountable Care Organization model, there are currently a number of factors as to why so many medical groups continue to join ACOs...

How to Obtain Quotes for Medical Services
January 7, 2016
How to Obtain Quotes for Medical Services

Pricing is a fluid, highly complicated aspect of health care. Some third party organizations are now available for consumers to determine the cost of medical services and procedures.

3 Ways Health Care Facilities are Fighting  Superbug Infections
January 5, 2016
3 Ways Health Care Facilities are Fighting Superbug Infections

The enormous number of cases of superbug infections in recent years has much of the medical community deeply concerned. Recent surge linked to looser hygiene rules, hospitals turning to copper equipment...

3 Ways to Increase Pay for Locum Tenens Providers
December 22, 2015
3 Ways to Increase Pay for Locum Tenens Providers

If you are considering serving in a locum tenens position, then one of the most important considerations is the compensation package.

U.S. Health Care Expenditure Climbs Rapidly
December 10, 2015
U.S. Health Care Expenditure Climbs Rapidly

There are a number of reasons why costs for medical care are rapidly growing in the U.S. As a nation, we spent more than $3 trillion in health care in 2014, the highest growth rate since 2008...

Is Health Information Technology a Boon or a Boondoggle?
December 4, 2015
Is Health Information Technology a Boon or a Boondoggle?

Is health information technology (HIT) a powerful aid, an unfulfilled promise or an enormous drain on the nation’s health care resources?

Pfizer-Allergan $150 Billion Merger: How will it affect Health Care?
December 2, 2015
Pfizer-Allergan $150 Billion Merger: How will it affect Health Care?

The pharmaceuticals industry continues to shrink as companies buy each other out.  The latest blockbuster merger involves Pfizer and Allergan, both worth more than $100 billion.

The Decline of the Independent Practitioner
November 17, 2015
The Decline of the Independent Practitioner

In a recent study of 20,000 physicians by the Physicians Foundation, only 35 percent considered themselves independent, compared to 49 percent in 2012 and 62 percent in 2008.

The Growing Popularity of Medical Tourism
November 9, 2015
The Growing Popularity of Medical Tourism

Almost a million Americans engaged in medical tourism last year, and as more people learn about traveling abroad for medical care, those numbers could skyrocket.