Althea A. Fung


Articles. Advertisements. Other Stuff.

Posts tagged accountable care organizations
Using Data and Technology to Reduce Preventable Patient Referral Leakage — Strategic Health Care Marketing

While there are many good reasons why a doctor might refer a patient to an outside physician, from an organizational standpoint this occurrence — known as referral leakage — is bad for business. Organizations lose on average $780,000 annually per employed physician that refers out of the health system, according to ReferralMD, a physician referral management organization. That translates to an estimated $200 million to $500 million in lost revenue to competitors each year.

Read More