Healthcare Informatics, April 24, 2012
At a time when healthcare reform is making sweeping changes in the way providers and patients are viewing healthcare, some physicians have become open to business models that promise to make healthcare more efficient while improving care. One example of this is applying the franchise concept to orthopedic care, in a network of clinics that will be able to share and use information in ways that will drive down costs.
Connectivity between the clinics will be created by a cloud-based practice management solution (supplied by Miami-based CareCloud), which Badia says will provide a platform for data sharing among the clinics. “