Physician Data

Boston Children’s Hospital Adds Children’s and Women’s Physicians of Westchester to Its Community of Care

For more industry news and developments, you can view the entire newsletter or our news archive. Boston Children’s Hospital recently announced that Children’s & Women’s Physicians of Westchester (CWPW), a group of more than 276 physicians across 57 locations serving families throughout New York’s Metropolitan Area, the Hudson Valley, Connecticut and New Jersey, will…

Partners Healthcare Acquires Harbor Medical Associates

For more industry news and developments, you can view the entire newsletter or our news archive. The Boston Globe reports that Partners Healthcare has acquired Harbor Medical Associates physician group, “despite warnings from the attorney general and health officials that the deal would raise medical costs without benefitting consumers.” Harbor Medical Associates is…

Top 10 Hospitals by Number of Affiliated Physicians

Recent reports predict that soon most doctors will have abandoned their private practices to have become employees of hospitals, multi-hospital affiliations, or the government. This transition and abandonment of private practices can be accredited to stricter regulations regarding health IT and the pressures to adopt electronic health records, along with…

Top 10 Largest Physician Groups

It’s getting harder and harder for doctors to remain independent and for smaller practices to thrive. Especially with the Affordable Care Act and private insurance initiatives, many primary care practices are consolidating into larger medical groups.  Financial considerations are on the main drivers of this trend. Compared to smaller physician…

When Patients Don’t Follow Up

Patient no shows cost healthcare organizations millions of dollars annually. But not only do patient no shows raise concerns about wasted money, but also physician legal risk, ethical perspective, and patient accountability. According to a New York Times article patient no shows range from five to 55 percent. Follow-ups can…

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