Karen Testman, senior vice president of financial operations at MemorialCare Health System, agrees with the concept of reducing Medicare overpayments, but takes issue with the administrative work it creates for providers. >>>
It's imperative that healthcare providers team with patients to determine the ultimate medical mission. >>>
Advanced practice providers can solve plenty of capacity challenges and they're critical to implementing population health strategies. But the secret to success is not having them on staff – it's in their management. >>>
Human resource executives at hospitals and health systems say planning for healthcare reform is their top priority, but the majority of them feel challenged by too many competing initiatives. >>>
To help reduce the cost of care for their frailest members, payers are increasingly focusing on prevention and disease management. It is estimated that these patients drive 35% to 50% of total healthcare costs. >>>
A debate is stirring on whether top-ranking docs in hospitals should maintain their licenses to practice medicine. One hospital system with facilities in Florida says it is often "inadvisable" for a practicing physician to be a CMO. >>>
In an online event, the nation's three largest hospital associations express their unified support for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the face of withering and relentless criticism that appears to be sapping public support. >>>
Nowhere in the healthcare industry has change been more dramatic than in the often-conflicted relationship between physicians and hospitals. In this Intelligence Report, we analyze the findings of HealthLeaders Media's Physician-Hospital Alignment Survey. >>>
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