News and updates AID in the news
WHY DOES IT MATTER WHERE YOUR DOCTOR WORKS? TWO MEDICAL ADMINISTRATORS EXPLAIN THEIR PERSPECTIVE.
October 14, 2021
by Darrel Rowland
Her Doctor's Office Moved 1 Floor Up. Why Did Her Treatment Cost 10 Times More?
March 26, 2021
by Lauren Weber
VIEWPOINT: PHYSICIAN EXODUS FROM NORTH CAROLINA SYSTEM IS A WIN FOR PATIENTS
March 19, 2021
by Ayla Ellison
‘There shouldn’t be any discrimination’: Hospital Systems make covid-19 vaccine available to general public
January 13, 2021
by Karla Ray
WANT TO LOWER HEALTHCARE COSTS? SO DO DOCTORS
October 19, 2020
by Marni Jameson Carey
IN THE FIGHT FOR PRICE TRANSPARENCY IT'S VESTED INTERESTS VERSUS THE AMERICAN PEOPLE
December 5, 2019
Editorial by Marni Jameson Carey
AID Executive Director, Marni Carey, provided commentary of the Executive Orders' impact for Americans
Medical Economics Blog by Marni Jameson Carey
More independent doctors join price transparency movement
June 22, 2021
They are showing hospitals how it's done.
Price Transparency: It’s Just What the Doctor Ordered
December 9, 2020
New transparency rule could cure what ails doctors, too.
covid-10 MAY BE HEALTH CARE'S CURE
June 9, 2020
The lawsuit between the AHA and HHS, and the next stimulus package give us two chances for achieving price transparency in health care -- which nine out of 10 Americans want.
THE BEST THING THAT ALMOST HAPPENED TO HEALTH CARE
April 6, 2020
Lawmakers should support what 91 percent of Americans want, despite how much money they get paid to vote otherwise.
MAY I HAVE MY MEDICAL RECORDS, PLEASE?
March 19, 2020
New rules providing patients access to their own EHRs mark one of four steps AID is working on that will bring us closer to the healthcare system we want.
HOW NONPROFIT HOSPITALS GET AWAY WITH THE BIGGEST RIPOFF IN AMERICA
January 17, 2020
All across the nation, cities big and small are having their pockets picked and their communities decimated by their local nonprofit hospitals.
corporate-heavy health it committee needs voice of independent doctors
December 12, 2019
Electronic health records (EHRs) are among doctors' major frustrations, yet their objections are rarely heard where they can make a difference.
TRANSPARENCY fOES WORK TO CLOUD TRUMP'S EXECUTIVE ORDER
June 22, 2019
Real transparency is the single, first, and most important step toward bringing down healthcare costs and creating a competitive marketplace.
Employed vs independent doctors: Numbers don't tell the whole story
June 5, 2019
Why independence is not a thing of the past. Rather, it is the future of medicine.
Time to address the widening pay gap between hospital execs and physicians
April 19, 2019
The answer to getting more affordable care and better results does not lie in paying doctors less. It lies in paying administrators less, and having a lot fewer of them.
From employment to independence
February 1, 2019
One medical group’s path to freedom lights the way for others.
Path to transparency isn’t so clear
October 30, 2018
Special interests keep patients in the dark, right where hospitals want them.
Facility fees: the farce everyone pays for
August 16, 2018
Because CMS can’t and Congress won’t get rid of hospital-based facility fees, doctors and patients must take action.
Don’t drink the healthcare consolidation Kool-Aid
July 2, 2018
Don’t be fooled. When mergers occur, patients and physicians lose; executives at the top are the only ones who truly win.