The American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI®) Program is the performance improvement program delivering quarterly, audiovisual coaching at the point of care to achieve sustained mastery of high-quality CPR skills. Through RQI, health care...
Medicare does cover home care services for patients who qualify, but incentives intended to combat fraud and reward high quality care are driving some home health agencies to avoid taking on long-term patients.
Is it all about service, or quality, or cost? Patients, employers and physicians have conflicting priorities for what constitutes value, and that could have costly consequences for the $3.3 trillion healthcare sector.
A recent survey shows that more than half of consumers determine the price before receiving healthcare. Physicians and health systems will need to respond to the movement toward price-based decisions in healthcare.