Accountability Hits Home for Hospitalists
Article Date: Jan 22, 2013

Russell Cowles III, MD, lead hospitalist at Bergan Mercy Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., recalls the shock on the faces of hospitalists who attended his presentation to SHM’s Nebraska Area chapter meeting last spring. Dr. Cowles and co-presenter Eric Rice, MD, MMM, SFHM, chapter president and assistant medical director of Alegent Creighton Hospital Medicine Services, were introducing their fellow hospitalists to a forthcoming Medicare initiative called the Physician Feedback/Value-Based Payment Modifier (VBPM) program.

Read the full story on The Hospitalist.


Reader Comments
There are currently no comments.
Post a Comment
Comment Policy
Name *
Email Address *
Spam Check * I am:
An Individual
A Business
Alegent Employee
A Spambot
3 + 1 =
Message *
This is a moderated comment section.
Your post will be displayed upon approval.
Recent Articles
Eight Things You Need to Know About "the Conversation"
Apr 16, 2014

Gym Friendship Takes Them Thousands of Miles Away
Apr 15, 2014

Alegent Creighton Health gives churches the tools they need to develop healthy congregations
Apr 14, 2014

Sweet Surprise: NICU nurse cares for mother and baby, 30 years apart
Apr 8, 2014

Listen Up! Earbuds can damage your hearing
Apr 7, 2014