The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Inpatient Prospective Payment System final rule for FY 2015 includes a 1.4% increase for operating payment rates. >>>
Working closely with patients' caregivers across the continuum, paramedics employed by one North Carolina hospital are succeeding at keeping down readmissions and emergency department use. >>>
Faced with a growing elderly population, healthcare leaders are investigating strategies to treat dementia patients with dignity while trying to keep them out of the hospital. >>>
With anxiety rising over the potential for a physician shortage in the years to come, a push is on for interstate medical licensure. >>>
October 1st, 2015, is the deadline for healthcare providers to implement the twice-delayed ICD-10 code set, federal officials confirm. >>>
As U.S. hospitals receive guidance on Ebola from infectious disease specialists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, some hospitals say they are prepared. >>>
Remote teams can cut hospital costs and help fill staffing gaps, but HIT and regulatory requirements can be daunting, especially for small, remote hospitals. >>>
A constant barrage of ads from hospitals, health systems, and payers urges patients to get screened for some of the deadliest diseases. But casting a wide net is totally at odds with controlling healthcare costs through evidence-based data. >>>
Which quality metrics matter most? What's the best way to assign quality responsibilities? How can the EHR be better aligned with clinical processes to strengthen quality? From continuous improvement techniques to care models, this report provides the answers to these and many other questions.
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