Healthcare’s top five price variations in the U.S.

  According to Becker’s Hospital Review Hunter Frint   Data from HCCI’s database surprising price discrepancies across the nation, as well as in-state. Here are the top five relevant and shocking statistics found.   Some prices work to the advantage of people living in certain states as the majority they were priced lower than the

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APA approved registry to bring many improvements

  Hunter Frint The American Psychiatric Association Board of Trustees’ March meeting touched on many important issues including the highly talked about implementation of a registry to help reform health care. The idea for the registry was first mentioned in July of 2015 in a Registry Work Group report. The group presented it to the

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The Recruiting and Hiring Dance

Hunter Frint When you think about an interview and good first impression one almost always thinks of it from the perspective of the interviewee, in the world of psychiatry it is somewhat the opposite. The hiring process needs to be primarily looked at from the perspective of the hospitals that are hiring. When it comes

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Behavioral Healthcare: Brought to attention in 2016

Behavioral healthcare: Brought to attention in 2016 Hunter Frint Behavioral healthcare is one of the newer forms of healthcare in the industry today, but the need for it is growing drastically and 2016 might be the year it is no longer on the backburner. Trine Tsouderos, a director at PwC’s Health Research Institute wrote about

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What you need to know about Mergers in 2016

Hunter Frint Five recent healthcare mergers and contracts Becker’s Hospital Review announced five healthcare transactions that took place on March 21. 1. Atlantic Health System expands practice in New Jersey. New Jersey-based Atlantic Health System extended its reach by acquiring Hackettstown Regional Medical Center. 2. Walgreens partnered with UnitedHealth’s pharmacy branch. UnitedHealth’s pharmacy care services

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Are employed doctors better off?

Is working for a hospital less of a headache than running a private practice? That’s the answer Medscape was trying to find out with the Medscape Employed Physicians Report 2014. To present their findings, they produced a wonderful slide presentation on their website with the help of Leslie Kane, their Editorial Director. More than 4600

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