Tag Archives: pandemic

Physician compensation grew modestly during pandemic, MGMA says

Dive Brief: Despite the financial turmoil COVID-19 wrought on U.S. medical practices over the past year, physician income has remained relatively steady, according to a new survey by the Medical Group Management Association. The survey — which included 185,000 providers among more than 6,700 physician-owned and hospital-owned practices — concluded they experienced flat or modest… Read More »

Physicians, patients lost trust in US healthcare system amid pandemic, survey finds

Dive Brief: Physician trust in the U.S. healthcare system significantly declined during the pandemic, along with their confidence in the leaders and executives at the healthcare organizations employing them, according to a report from the nonpartisan research group NORC at the University of Chicago commissioned by the ABIM Foundation. The poll found that 30% of… Read More »

Mayo Clinic bounces back from pandemic, but expenses rise dramatically

Dive Brief: The Mayo Clinic reported turning a profit in the first quarter of the year, although its expenses rose significantly compared to the first quarter of 2020, which was mostly completed before the COVID-19 pandemic became a significant issue. Overall, net income for the Minnesota-based multistate hospital system totaled $ 243 million without counting… Read More »

Pandemic scrambled priorities of hospital CIOs, according to survey

Dive Brief: Stoltenberg Consulting annual’s healthcare IT outlook survey concludes that the COVID-19 pandemic has rearranged their priorities. Moreover, the pandemic has “raised the bar for the digital health experiences.” Health system chief information officers are now valuing patient engagement over artificial intelligence and machine learning, according to the poll of 65 CIOs, who have… Read More »