Behind the Scenes: Know Who and Where Your Lab Results are Coming From

by Super User

After blood is drawn, a tumor is removed, or a tissue sample is collected, the waiting begins. What’s found in that small specimen could dramatically change your life or allow you to breathe a sigh of relief. But where does that sample go and who is analyzing it? It’s a question you may not have considered, but it’s one that can impact everything from the time it takes to get results to the cost for service.

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Free Town Hall Series: Medical Group of Pennsylvania is Ready to Serve You!

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As the healthcare market further consolidates, independent physicians continue to band together to provide high quality, affordable care for their patients.

Medical Group of Pennsylvania now has a membership of 75 medical practices and more than 375 physicians from throughout Central Pennsylvania.

In addition to joining efforts to protect the vital role of independent physicians, Medical Group of Pennsylvania members and their practices receive many benefits including:

  • Participation in population health initiatives
  • Revenue potential through an exclusive gain-share arrangement
  • Access to a robust patient referral network
  • Inclusion in the Healthcare Bluebook price transparency platform
  • Opportunities to benefit from strategic partnerships
  • Cost savings (20% on average) through group purchasing arrangements
  • High-value health insurance options through The Glatfelter Agency (TGA)
  • Marketing opportunities via our social media accounts and blog
  • Education and networking opportunities

Through these benefits, MGP also saves independent practices administrative time and financial resources enabling them to maintain their patient-centric focus.

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A Holiday Checklist for Adults with Aging Parents

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Elderly parents who are determined to age at home may gloss over the struggles they experience with everyday tasks. Unfortunately, little things like not cleaning, poor personal hygiene, improper diet, and forgetting to take medications can lead to bigger health and safety problems. If you are visiting elderly loved ones this holiday season, take the opportunity to observe the household to make sure things are running smoothly. If you discover problems, it’s an opportunity to recommend additional support.

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