Inpatient care is still a bedrock of almost all health systems, but its role in the care continuum is changing dramatically. >>>
Some hospital CEOs, used to captaining their own ships, are finding that healthcare reform means there are fewer opportunities to run things as they see fit. Maybe that's a good thing. >>>
Some hospitals are addressing sepsis by quickly identifying high-risk patients in the emergency department and treating them to stop progression. >>>
The Internet of Things is enabling healthcare leaders to achieve objectives through better collection and reporting of data. >>>
While joining an ACO can be the right decision for some physicians practices, the cost savings under this model are still being tested. Some doctors are banding together as independent physician associations, which improves their ability to practice independently, but still nets them better insurer reimbursement rates. >>>
In an exclusive partnership deal, Akron General Health System will retain majority ownership and there will be no attempt to impose Cleveland Clinic's employed physician model on private practices affiliated with Akron General. >>>
Turner West, director of Education and Community Programs at Lexington, KY-based Hospice of the Bluegrass, discusses how palliative care can drive value at hospitals in areas such as readmissions, mortality, and patient satisfaction. >>>
Paul Haidet, MD, applies lessons gleaned from his lifelong love of jazz to teach physicians how to better communicate with patients. >>>
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