They are nurses and physicians. They are researchers and executives. They are providers and payers. They are watchdogs and innovators. And they are patients. They are this year's HealthLeaders 20 honorees, selected for their efforts to make a difference in healthcare. >>>
At least two physicians groups are expressing concern about a provision to a Senate bill that would repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate formula. The provision calls for the creation of a database that would include all payments made to physicians by Medicare. >>>
The latest update to the federal website that reports hospital quality data adds rates of stroke, C. diff and MRSA infections, blood clot prevention and care measures and expanded readmissions data. >>>
Some nursing leadership trends emerged quietly this year, but are nonetheless provocative for how they force us to think about nursing and how they force nurses to think about themselves as caregivers and healthcare leaders. >>>
With the go-live date rapidly approaching, hospitals and health systems need to make ICD-10 a priority if they want to avoid costly surprises and setbacks. >>>
This report reveals how data analytics can drive meaningful cost containment strategies without negative impacts on quality of care or patient satisfaction. >>>
The five-member National Labor Relations Board is sharply pro-labor, and could provide favorable rulings that will make it easier to organize next year. Expedited elections are "the biggest concern that employers should have," says one expert in labor and employee relations. >>>
Providers are beginning to embrace the concept of transparency when healthcare goes wrong. Hospitals and physicians are increasingly working together to be more forthcoming about medical errors and other causes of bad outcomes. >>>
This report explores how better collaboration and mastery of data analytics can help you build a successful integrated and collaborative network for population health management. Includes actionable recommendations, key takeaways, and case studies from Geisinger Health System, Lancaster General Health, and the Jefferson School of Population Health.
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