The federal government's latest efforts to identify and correct fraud, waste, and abuse within federally funded healthcare programs are outlined in the 2014 work plan issued by the Office of Inspector General. >>>
Reduced reimbursements are the most-cited threat to healthcare organizations, but strategic leaders can find ways to mitigate the potential harm by shoring up collections and getting serious about analytics. >>>
The new head of the AHA's governing council representing small or rural hospitals discusses his most pressing challenges: addressing the shortage of health professionals, advancing population health, and preserving the critical access hospital designation. >>>
Better adherence and development of infection control protocols in intensive care units would significantly reduce hospital-acquired infections, which result in $33 billion in additional costs to the healthcare system each year, researchers say. >>>
Revenue typically is lost because providers do not have controls in place to ensure complete billing for every patient encounter. Charging fully for all services can significantly increase a practice's revenue. >>>
At Baystate Health, the largest system in western Massachusetts, marketers identify the greatest attribute the organization has to offer physicians and build a campaign around it employing consistency, automation, and tracking. >>>
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