Highmark, the Pennsylvania-based integrated healthcare network, seeks to use ACOs and primary care medical homes to transform the way it does business. >>>
Nursing leaders at a Florida hospital finally found an infection control method that helped arrest a stubborn problem with hospital-acquired infections. It took them 20 years. >>>
As the result of a multi-city operation, the Medicare Fraud Strike Force has brought charges against scores of people, including doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals allegedly involved in false billing schemes. >>>
Developing a measure to define overuse was difficult, but researchers found a way to quantify 26 types of unnecessary medical procedures administered to Medicare beneficiaries and tallied the cost. >>>
With more people able to purchase health insurance under the healthcare reform law, a Health Affairs study projects that hospital emergency departments could generate an additional 4.4% in profits in the coming years. >>>
Hospitals have known since early 2010 about coming penalties for those with the highest rates of hospital-acquired conditions and they've been trying like crazy to get their error rates under control. >>>
Healthcare CEO and NFL head coach are both high-pressure, high-visibility, results-driven, highly competitive, and well compensated occupations with high turnover rates. Think twice before you answer. >>>
The purchase of Health Management Associates by Community Health Systems for $7.6 billion and the sale of Vanguard Health Systems to Tenet Healthcare for $4.3 billion were healthcare's two largest deals last year. >>>
As healthcare providers broaden cardiovascular programs and invest more in population health, IT integration, and outpatient facilities, many face increased margin pressure. This report reveals the key differences between stand-alone hospitals and health systems and how partners across the care continuum will play a greater role in helping to meet both patient needs and financial goals.
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