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Web Exclusive: Our Healthcare Future is Innovation: Climb Aboard
Healthcare leaders lack a clear pathway for how to make healthcare outcomes and quality better, and to do so in a...
Web Exclusive: To Cut Hospital Costs, Leverage Vendor Relationships
Advocates of supplier relationship management say that when both the hospital and the vendor increase the efficiency of...
Web Exclusive: Healthcare Equipment Acquisition in an Improving Economy
Equipment financing, particularly of information technology such as electronic medical records, is a key acquisition...
Web Exclusive: Putting Patient-Centered Care Into Perspective
If you aren't looking at your hospital or health system through the eyes of a patient, then no matter what your role in...
MGMA: Physicians Taking On-call Compensation in Growing Numbers
More providers in 2010 said they received on-call compensation either daily or annually compared to years past...
Web Exclusive: Hospitals' Lean Journey Starts with Baby Steps
Hospitals and health systems considering a Lean or Six Sigma approach to bolster margins while reducing cost quickly...
Web Exclusive: Are ACOs Unaffordable?
Startup costs to join an accountable care organization are likely too high for many healthcare providers to overcome in...
Web Exclusive: Hospital Financial Risk Assessment Tools Not Limited to ERM
Healthcare leaders must know where all their financial risks lie, but assessing and managing that risk as the payment...
Web Exclusive: How More Health Insurance Adds Up to Less Healthcare
More employers are offering health insurance to their employees, but workers are paying more and getting less than in...
Web Exclusive: CMS Releases SNF PPS Rates for Fiscal Year 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released the SNF PPS rates for the 2011 fiscal year. The notice...