May 7th, 2018
Proton beam treatment is a particle therapy that uses a beam of protons to target and destroy cancer tissue. There are 27 proton beam units across the United States, and 20 more are popping up or under construction, including Mayo which has opened two, four-unit proton centers in Minnesota and Arizona. Upside The advantage of proton beam therapy over ...
Sep 29th, 2017
Hospital-based clinics have a relationship with their hospital, although it’s not usually located within the walls of the hospital. The relationship allows the hospital and the clinic to share costs and revenue; whereas, a physician-based clinic is a private physician-owned clinic where all the services and expenses are bundled into a single charge. Clearing Up Confusion In ...
Jul 1st, 2014
[Cover] Benefit from owning an independent medical practice by adapting to healthcare reform. By Christopher Phillips Changes already underway in the healthcare industry will require practices to dedicate substantial time and attention to adaptation. New challenges, from value-driven reimbursement to vertical integration, make it more complicated to maintain a small, physician-owned medical practic...