Healthcare providers stand to benefit in several ways from the switch from paper-based payment to electronic payment, but not all e-payment models are created equal. >>>
Healthcare hiring trends favor physician leaders with clinical knowledge and an aptitude for strategy, rather than only business school smarts. >>>
The 2015 outpatient prospective payment proposed rule from CMS contains refinements to the previously introduced comprehensive ambulatory payment classification policy, significant packaging of ancillary services, and a change for inpatient certification requirements. >>>
If the top dog in the EHR food chain is feeling like he is dragging regulatory chains around, then we have a technology modernization program that is, at best, troubled, and at worst, in crisis. >>>
Boeing is the first employer to sign up with the accountable care organization offered jointly by Providence Health & Services and Swedish Medical Center. It is one of several employer-sponsored plans available in the Seattle area. >>>
The top lesson shared by four senior-level healthcare finance executives experienced in mergers and acquisitions: "You can work through most things, but if you can't work through the culture and mission issues, it's not going to work." >>>
In Massachusetts, rates of discretionary surgical procedures rose, while rates of non-discretionary or emergency procedures declined in the years following the state's insurance expansion, researchers found. >>>
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