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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: Hospital Budgets React to Perfect Storm Created by Global Markets
Strange weather events, major earthquakes, and governmental unrest may be adding costs to hospital and health system...
Web Exclusive: What Lies Ahead for Capital Expense Budgets?
Sometimes when you take a look back, you can see just how far you’ve come. Other times, you can see just how...
Web Exclusive: Hospitalized prisoners cost CA taxpayers millions
Californian authorities have identified 25 "permanently medically incapacitated" inmates being treated at outside...

Webcast: The Power of Primary Care in an Era of Change
The government is pushing for healthcare providers to assume more responsibility for managing the care continuum, which...