Direct pay attracting older docs; Dementia's role in ED visits;

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> The direct-pay model continues to gain traction, particularly as physicians look to scale back toward the end of their careers, USA Today reports. Article

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> Adults over 65 with dementia are more likely to visit the emergency department, be admitted to the hospital and die following a visit, according to a study from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University Center for Aging Research reported by Article

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> The American Medical Informatics Association is urging the federal government to rethink its informatics policies as it moves to value-based payment models. Article

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