View Mobile-Friendly Version

Subscribe for Free

Healthleaders Media

Monday, July 7, 2014

View as Webpage | Send to a Friend | HealthLeaders Homepage

Daily news & Analysis


For breaking news and analysis throughout the day, visit HealthLeadersMedia.com or add the RSS Feed of our Daily News & Analysis.

Hr

Fees Lurk in Health Plans' Shift to e-Payments

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, July 7, 2014

Healthcare providers stand to benefit in several ways in the switch from paper-based payment to electronic payment, but not all e-payment models are being created equal.

More Analysis »

Hr

Emergency Surgeries Drop with Insurance Expansion in MA

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 7, 2014

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.

More Analysis »

Hr

Providence, Swedish Health Launch Employer-driven ACO

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 7, 2014

Boeing is the first employer to sign up with the accountable care organization offered jointly by Providence Health & Services and Swedish Health Alliance. It is one of several employer-sponsored plans available in the Seattle area.

More Analysis »

Hr

Orlando Health Bucks Trend, Stays Independent

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 2, 2014

The lengthy process of vetting potential partners allowed the not-for-profit system to reassess its strengths and weaknesses while it improved its balance sheets.

More Analysis »

Hr

Payer-Provider Data Integration Not Without Pitfalls

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, July 2, 2014

Combining payers' claims data with providers' clinical data is an essential element of revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare. But there will be unintended and unfavorable consequences, says one data expert.

More Analysis »

Hr

Women's Health Refresh Delivers Big

By: Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media, July 2, 2014

Building a state-of the-art maternity ward and launching a non-traditional maternity campaign yielded a 37% increase in prenatal appointments and the most monthly births in 14 years at VCU Medical Center.

More Analysis »

Hr

HealthLeaders Media LIVE From Carolinas HealthCare System: Patient Experience

By: May 20, 2014

Date: July 29, 2014 | 12:00–3:00PM ET

The leadership team at Carolinas HealthCare System reveals strategies proven to reduce ED visits and inpatient hospitalizations, improve elder care, and raise employee engagement and teamwork to the 98th percentile.

Register Today

Download the Free Case Study

More Analysis »

Hr

Webcast: Hospitals Developing Health Plans—Key Steps to Becoming a Provider-Payer

By: June 3, 2014

Date: July 16, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Health plan leaders from North Shore-LIJ and Sanford Health outline the strategic transition from provider to payer, and new opportunities for controlling costs, managing risk, and maximizing reimbursements.

Register Today

More Analysis »

Hr

Stay Connected to HealthLeaders Media Daily News & Analysis

To help us ensure future delivery of HealthLeaders Media Daily News & Analysis, please add our "From" address—news.editor@healthleadersmedia.com—to your address book or e-mail whitelist.