Emergency Department and Hospital Medicine Outsourcing
Healthcare reform. Meaningful use of information technology. Pay for performance. RAC audits. HCAHPS. Revenue cycle optimization. The list goes on. While it appears that hospital leaders have plenty on their plates, they'd better make room for more.
"2011 is the year of the hospitalist and the emergency department," says healthcare quality improvement expert Quint Studer, recalling a keynote speech he delivered at a major healthcare conference last year. "Hospital executives are realizing they must get both of these facets running better if they are to achieve meaningful enhancements."
- CEO Exchange: Preparing for Population Health
- Advocate, NorthShore Deal Would Create 16-Hospital System
- Better HCAHPS Scores Protect Revenue
- Narrow Networks Cut Costs, Not Quality, Economists Say
- 3 Strategies for Retaining Millennial Employees
- Power of price: In South FL and the nation, healthcare costs often are shrouded in secrecy
- Two NY hospitals to offer free hip and knee replacement surgeries for qualifying patients in December
- Hospital mergers may lead to higher prices
- Healthcare data of 1 million NJ patients compromised since 2009
- CEO Exchange: Pressure is On to Partner, Drive Quality