Medicare ACOs may have difficulty lowering costs and improving care quality because beneficiaries have unrestricted choice of health care providers and often receive fragmented care, according to a new study in JAMA Internal Medicine.
A growing number of small, rural hospitals are considering acquiring a da Vinci robotic system to attract talented surgeons and appeal to new patients, but experts warn that the move is rarely financially viable, Modern Healthcare's Jaimy Lee reports.
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