StrategyHospital Groups Rap Trump Budget Proposal
The $4.8 trillion proposed budget is not expected to get much traction in Congress. However, critics say it demonstrates the...
NursingOSHA Raises Workplace Safety Penalties for 2020
Employers that knowingly fail to comply with OSHA standards will see a near 2% increase in monetary penalties.
Innovation9 Innovation Strategies That May Not Cost You a Penny
Leaders share approaches to help health systems shape innovation in ways that have minimal impact on the bottom line.
FinanceM Health Fairview Considers Staffing Cuts, Hospital Closures
The health system is looking for ways to address a projected $80 million net loss in 2020.
Finance5 Dos and Don'ts of Patient Payment Plans
Cone Health's new offering illustrates some must-haves for hospital payment plans.
StrategyHospitals Win Showdown With N.C. Treasurer Over Public Health Plan
The resulting hybrid network will include more than 68,000 healthcare providers, more than twice as many as had been in...
NursingNurse Leader Salary Compensation Varies Widely
A survey by AONL finds C-Suite members are more likely to be satisfied with their compensation than other nurse leaders....
Finance1 In 6 Insured Hospital Patients Get A Surprise Bill For Out-Of-Network Care
As many as 26% of admissions from the emergency room resulted in a surprise medical bill.
FinanceDignity Health Hospital in Arizona Dinged for Inaccurate Wage Data
The numbers submitted by St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center would have resulted in more than $11 million in overpayments...
FinanceA Plan To Cover Immigrants Would Divert Public Health Dollars
The reallocation of state money 'would exacerbate our already limited capacity,' a local health director says.
StrategyIs Healthcare's M&A Trend Softening?
Several results from a recent HealthLeaders survey suggest that M&A activity levels may be on the verge of easing.
FinanceCMS Proposes Wage Index Hike for Rural Hospitals
The proposal aims to solve a disparity that CMS says can create 'a downard spiral' for low wage index hospitals....