Researchers find that the salaries of top hospital leaders can be linked to the use of advanced technology and favorable hospital experience survey scores. Facilities with low 30-day mortality rates pay their CEOs less than hospitals with the highest mortality rates. >>>
The volume of healthcare mergers and acquisitions lately has been stunning. But to some hospital and health system executives, it's nothing compared to what's coming over the next decade. >>>
The effects of the government shutdown will be felt for weeks as state and federal officials play catch-up on hospital inspections, re-certifications, and other routine work. >>>
It's impossible for healthcare finance executives to know for sure what impact the health insurance exchanges will have on their organizations' bottom lines. Even so, Ascension Health affiliates across the country are forecasting, planning, and educating. >>>
Not-for-profit hospitals could see a migration of commercially insured patients to exchanges, where reimbursement rates may be lower, says a report from Moody's Investors Service. Commercial rates have traditionally subsidized Medicare losses and driven profitability for most hospitals. >>>
Healthcare providers appear willing to embrace the new model of population health, but the first order of business for many is to sort out the financial issues. >>>
Fully understanding asset valuation and other key issues in advance of selling a medical practice is imperative, but tax considerations should not be the driving force behind a deal, one expert says. >>>
Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans are the primary drivers of a resurgence in health maintenance organizations in the Lone Star state, where Medicare Advantage HMOs enjoyed double-digit enrollment growth in 2012. >>>
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