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Some MA hospitals back price curbs
Support is building among some Massachusetts hospitals for temporary government limits on healthcare prices, a...
West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Without its acquisition by Highmark Inc., West Penn Allegheny Health System would have been forced to shutter West...
CFOs Eye Brighter Financial Days Ahead
Healthcare CFOs aren't optimistic about healthcare reform or the economy. Yet in spite of the pessimism, financial...
NJ gov. proposes slashing Medicaid
New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie wants to cut $540 million from the state?s Medicaid program by moving more...
Web Exclusive: Blue Shield CA relents on proposed rate increase
Blue Shield of California has abandoned a push to raise health care premiums starting May 1 for individual and family...
Web Exclusive: How to Terminate Contracts to Boost Revenue
Terminating a managed care contract can be emotionally difficult, but getting rid of a contract that is not working can...
Web Exclusive: Physician-Hospital Alignment Isn't Just About Playing Good Defense
When it comes to their position in the marketplace, hospitals often look at physician-hospital alignment as a defensive...
Hospitals merger may not reduce patient costs
The top boosters for the merger of the state's two hospital groups, Lifespan and Care New England, have promised many...
Magazine: Group Buying Saves Big on High-Dollar Items
Perhaps nothing causes more headaches among health system finance people than making decisions on when, how many, and...
Magazine: Masters of their Domains
Many nonprofit hospitals in financial crisis see only one option: surrendering control to a corporate parent. But there...
Webcast: Beyond ROI: Prove the Success of Your Marketing Efforts
Following proper guidelines for documentation and CPT code assignment for outpatient wound care is vital for...
Book: The Comprehensive Guide to Nursing Home Administration
Learn the nuts and bolts of how to be an effective SNF administrator. This book serves as your blueprint to managing...