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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...
VT may build new state hospital
Gov. Peter Shumlin is considering going in a new direction than his predecessor regarding the future of the Vermont...
Former Danbury Hospital CFO pleads guilty to wire fraud charge
William Roe, the former CEO of Danbury Hospital arrested in August and charged with defrauding the hospital out of...
Vanguard completes DMC acquisition
Nashville, TN-based Vanguard Health Systems Inc. and Detroit Medical Center officials plan to make an announcement...
Inpatient or outpatient? The battle to control costs
One of the biggest challenges in healthcare is controlling costs. A primary way to accomplish that is...
Severance raised hospital chief’s pay to $7.7M
John P. Ferguson received a severance package of more than $5 million when he was forced out as president of...
Healthcare Spending Poised for Global Surge
Global spending on healthcare will surge by $71 trillion—an increase of more than 50%—by 2020, with the...
Awash in skepticism, Jackson Health System budget OK’d
With members expressing concern about the accuracy of financial projections and the lack of a long-term plan, Jackson...
Pay practices in healthcare are investigated
The Obama administration is investigating pay practices throughout the health care industry after finding that many...
Under IRS Scrutiny: Ensuring Compliant Hospital-Physician Compensation Plans
Effective governance and strong management are both necessary for the continued viability and competitive positioning...
Manage Revenue Integrity and Audit Activity
During this 90-minue audio conference, our speakers will explain how to work across departments and build a strong...
PEPPER for Critical Access Hospitals: Identify Your Audit Risk
During this 90-mintue audio conference, our speakers will explain PEPPER and tell you how to use your report to...
Transform Your ED into a Profit Center
As the major source of admissions, your ED is poised to be a serious revenue driver, or drain. Get in-the-trenches...
IRS Nonprofit Scrutiny: Protect Your Tax-Exempt Status
With the community health needs assessment now a factor in healthcare organizations’ tax-exempt status, the pressure is...
Winning With Value-Based Purchasing
Accountability for the cost of care has become very real with the arrival of value-based purchasing (VBP). VBP brings...
2014 IPPS Final Rule Explained
The sheer volume of new payment and quality information, along with new patient status proposals that will be in the...
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