The fervor by physicians to become employed stems from the decline in reimbursements. But if a hospital's financial and clinical goals aren't clearly defined, the employment arrangement can be disjointed from the outset. >>>
By offering zero-interest loans and generous terms to growing volumes of self-pay patients, some health systems are reinvigorating their cash flow. >>>
Researchers comparing 30-day mortality rates of CAHs and non-CAHs in urban and rural settings find that while rates on several key measures were comparable in 2002, CAHs have fallen behind significantly. >>>
Despite the portrayals of rocky home lives and marriages on the brink in TV soap operas and primetime dramas, an overwhelming majority of physicians' spouses and partners say they are happy with their relationships, according to new Mayo Clinic research. >>>
When the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court falls prey to credit card fraud, you know that anyone, and any organization, is a potential target for email fraud scams and data theft. >>>
Plans by CMS to introduce surveys about hospital outpatient surgical departments and ambulatory surgical centers would be burdensome and expensive for hospital administrators, the American Hospital Association contends. >>>
Shriners Hospitals for Children – Twin Cities will become the first pediatric hospital to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Separately, Saint Marys and Methodist Hospitals in Rochester will transition to a single licensed hospital operating under the name Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester. >>>
Date: April 18, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET
Parkview Health of Fort Wayne, IN, has worked its way toward the top of the list of lowest 30-day readmission rates in the nation—and this event will show you how. Parkview leaders share their comprehensive strategy for reducing preventable readmissions through a plan of early action, best practices, and coordinated care.
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