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Nonprofits' Executive Pay Should Be More Accessible
Most nonprofit hospitals don't readily reveal the salaries and compensation packages of their top executives to public...
How to Start Trimming Labor Costs
Payroll leaks are the unintentional overspending on labor through lost productivity or unnecessary overtime—and...
Web Exclusive: OIG: Medicare Advantage Prepayments Cost CMS Millions
The Office of Inspector General recommends that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services shift away from making...
Web Exclusive: ACO-Bound? Consider the Financials First
In addition to the obvious costs of information technology, accountable care organizations require continuing...
5 Hospital Finance Questions to Ask Right Now
Late December is the time of year when we look at ahead with anticipation at what the future holds. With only days...
Web Exclusive: Family Health Plan Premiums 'Increasingly Unaffordable'
Family health insurance premiums for employer-sponsored plans rose 41% between 2003 and 2009, according to a study by...
Web Exclusive: SGR Fix Gets Cool Industry Reception
The controversial sustainable growth rate formula that is slated to ultimately cut physician payments by 25...
Web Exclusive: AMA: Swift Congressional Action on SGR 'Critical'
The American Medical Association is urging lawmakers to vote before the Thanksgiving break for a 1% physician pay...
What to tell patients when trials go awry
Joel Ross, MD, the founder/CEO of the Memory Enhancement Centers of New Jersey, makes his living enrolling subjects in...
In a world of throwaways, making a dent in medical waste
The health care industry has a garbage problem. It’s not just that hospitals, doctors’ offices, clinics and...