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  • Medical Homes Improve Quality, Lower Costs, But Challenges Remain

    The use of nationally certified medical homes to coordinate the care of Connecticut's Medicaid patients has led to improved quality, a 2 percent cut in per person costs, and a 32 percent increase in the number of participating providers during an 18-month period.
  • Convenience, fixed prices boost demand for doctor visits via Web, text

     Convenience, fixed prices boost demand for doctor visits via Web, text
    Mary Castaneda had a sinus infection that just wouldn't go away, and she was feeling awful. She knew she needed to see a doctor, but her timing was off. "It was after-hours so I couldn't get in to see my doctor," says the 35-year-old Mission Viejo...

    Newsmaker Q&A: Bruce Macleod, emergency room physician

    Last week, the Pennsylvania Medical Society announced new, voluntary physician guidelines regarding the prescribing of powerful painkillers called opioids. Dr. Bruce Macleod, an emergency room physician in Pittsburgh and the president of the society,...

    Mobile-mammography debate: Lifesaver or moneymaker?

    Mobile-mammography debate: Lifesaver or moneymaker?
    Like many working moms, Hope Bott of Orlando usually put her family's health needs ahead of her own, said the wife and mother of three boys. So when a mobile-mammography bus pulled up to her workplace in March, she got on board. Bott, 38, an...

    Medical center to open in Catonsville by March

    Medical center to open in Catonsville by March
    Soon there will be no need for patients at Seton Medical Group to travel to multiple doctor offices to receive medical care. A one-stop-shop medical center where patients could see primary care physicians and specialists, while also being able to get...