InnovationHospital at Home Initiatives Look Increasingly Viable for Health Systems
Initiative gathers steam as Medicare ponders 2 APMs and new Mount Sinai study confirms improved outcomes.
FinanceKey to Healthcare Transformation? Reading Hospital's CFO Says 'Visionary Leadership'
Robert Ehinger, who serves as both CFO of Reading Hospital and senior vice president of financial operations at Tower Health,...
Clinical CareMedicare's Mandatory Bundled Payments Prove Their Worth
Hospitals that get bundled payments for joint replacements either voluntarily or through Medicare's mandatory programs, vary by size and volume,...
StrategyValue-based Care Coalition Focuses on Independent Physicians
The newly formed Partnership to Empower Physician-Led Care will use education and advocacy to promote alternative payment models and consumer-directed...
FinanceHumana Launches Maternity Care Bundle to Improve Care, Lower Costs
The health plan moves into maternity after bundling joint replacements. Five OB-GYN practices will kick off the maternity bundling program.
Clinical CareEmory Healthcare Launches ACO with Walmart
The retailer's Atlanta-area workers will be served by the plan, which aims to foster collaboration among hospitals, physicians, payers, and...
Clinical Care'No Turning Back': Azar Outlines 4 Focal Points in Value-Based Push
During a speech Monday, the HHS secretary called for the healthcare sector to embrace market forces and value-based payment models.
Clinical CareCMS Pushed to Extend ACO Track 1 Option
Advocates warn that ACOs unready to assume downside risk will drop out of the program if CMS does not extend...
Clinical CareVerma Renews Commitment to Value-Based Models
When quality metrics are too numerous or complicated, they create ?roadblocks to quality care,? said the CMS administrator.