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The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
Opinion: HSAs lucrative for insurers, costly for consumers
In its ongoing attempt to weaken a key provision of the healthcare reform law -- the one that requires insurers to...
Web Exclusive: A Modest Proposal: Pay More for Care Only if It's Better
By applying comparative effectiveness research results to federal reimbursements, only medical services with higher...
Web Exclusive: Baptist Health in an Arkansas State of Denial
An economic conflict of interest policy is put to the legal test at Baptist Health in Arkansas. The state's highest...
Las Vegas panel discusses how best to stem the spread of infection
A Las Vegas Sun investigation found that lethal “superbugs" are infecting thousands of patients in local...
Insurers must reshape their image and impact upcoming regulations
Industry observers queried by Health Plan Week say health insurers have no one but themselves to blame for a poor...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
The case for putting genomic medicine to work
Cardiologist Eric Topol, director of Scripps Translational Science Institute in La Jolla, is a leading advocate of...
Web Exclusive: The ED or the Hallway? I'll Take Option No. 3
Hospitals across the country struggle with the problem of boarding patients in the emergency department. But is sending...
Web Exclusive: Keep Your Eye on the Quality-Value Equation
The quality-value equation is the very thing that can give global hospitals a competitive edge.