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Gainsharing and Shared Savings Continue to Spark Interest

Karen Minich-Pourshadi

Gainsharing and shared savings are tricky from a legal standpoint, which is why many healthcare organizations have shied away. But financial leaders who have persevered have saved money in the service of their strategic goals. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Process Improvements Vital to Cost Containment

Healthcare leaders place cost control as a high priority, but labor, government laws and mandates, and information technology are driving up costs. Which line items present the best opportunities for significant, sustainable spending cuts? >>>

Best EDs Focus on Flow

While many healthcare leaders have identified patient flow as their main challenge, they continue to deal with overcrowded emergency departments and concerns about patient safety. Research reveals that leaders expect worsening ED revenue margins and an increasing volume of uninsured patients. >>>

Hospitals Find Solutions for the No-Pay Self-Pay Patient

Efforts to help uninsured patients achieve healthcare coverage can be uneven, leaving medical providers and patients clamoring for solutions to a complex bureaucracy that stymies their abilities to access reimbursement. >>>

Are You Ready for an ACO?

Whether your organization is ready to adopt the accountable care organization model or still trying to figure out the options, here are some of the key questions leadership teams must consider carefully. >>>



FRIDAY Webcast

LAST CHANCE: Medical Home—Prime Your Organization for Launch

Date: June 15, 2012 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
Is establishing a medical home the right fit for your organization? Learn from experts at leading physician practices about the realities of assessing readiness and preparing for medical homes, including physician buy-in and reimbursement structure. Get the strategies you need in a customized webcast with a Q&A, an online forum, a takeaway presentation, and 60-day post-event on-demand access. >>>



News Headlines

Healthcare law's fate aside, hospitals evolve

The New York Times, June 11, 2012

Medical muscle: Memorial Hospital records $190M gain

Chattanooga Times Free Press, June 11, 2012

Limiting 'gross charges' on hospital bills

The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 11, 2012

Nationwide Children's Hospital expands

The Columbus Dispatch, June 11, 2012

NY hospitals look to combine, forming a giant

The New York Times, June 8, 2012

CareFirst to pay doctors $23M under primary care program

Baltimore Business Journal, June 8, 2012

MA House passes healthcare cost-control bill

The Boston Globe, June 7, 2012

Wellmark inks ACO deal with Genesis Health System

Des Moines Register, June 7, 2012

Hospital billing shifting the cost to Medicare patients

Politico, June 6, 2012

University hospitals: Cost-efficient leaders in care and research

The Atlantic, June 6, 2012



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From HealthLeaders Magazine

 

ACO Blueprints: Options in Accountability

As the healthcare industry moves away from a transaction-based system, leading organizations are exploring accountable care models of various types. >>>

 

Aetna Building National ACO Network

 

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