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A new law passed earlier this year significantly expanded the use of telemedicine. Here’s a status report on what providers and patients need to know.
Tensions between physician-owned hospitals and nonprofit facilities in the Sioux Falls, South Dakota, region are a microcosm of the problems that can arise.
Payers and providers have been intent on engaging patients and members, using high-tech and high-touch methods (and sometimes a little of each).
As patient engagement tools such as online portals continue to evolve and bring patients into the fold, hospitals and health systems are relying more on physicians to oversee those initiatives.
Even if they’re not illegal or against any rules, nonprofit hospital leaders’ business relationships can create conflicts of interest that put them in awkward positions, according to The Wall Street Journal.