FinanceHealth System Mergers Drive Higher Healthcare Costs, Says Trade Association
Many health systems have used hospital consolidations or physician group acquisitions to grow and compete. But these actions often come...
Human ResourcesEncouraging Paid Free Time for Employees
Providing staff with time to spend on work-related projects near and dear to their hearts is a great way to...
Human Resources15 Tips To Be A Better Communicator
Good communication skills don't often come naturally-they need to be learned, practiced, and implemented.
TechnologyVisual App Development Combats Technical Debt in Healthcare
Humana deploys testing app in a single month that would have taken months under previous agile hand-coding methods.
Human ResourcesEncourage Meeting Attendance
You can also ask members to lead discussion of a particular topic?provided they?re knowledgeable and have time to prepare.
TechnologyFitch: 'Relentless' Cyber Attacks Pressuring Nonprofit Hospital Operations
The move towards remote work provided hackers with more opportunities to infiltrate healthcare organizations, according to Fitch.
Revenue CycleKey Metrics for Docs, Hospitals Near Pre-Pandemic Levels
Hospital margins remained narrow despite in May rising patient volumes.
StrategyTip: Combat Credentialing Errors
MSPs play a vital role in preventing both types of credentialing errors through diligently following verification procedures.
FinanceS&P: Not-for-Profit Healthcare Sector Outlook Upgrades to 'Stable'
The bond rater downgraded the sector on March 25, 2020 to negative, and reaffirmed that rating in January 2021.
FinancePwC Mid-Year Report: Health Services Deal Volumes are 'Unprecedented'
PwC attributed the increase in deal activity to several factors, including "capital availability, regulatory shifts, evolving competitive dynamics, promising technologies...
FinanceUnderstanding 'Soft Consolidation' Among Medicare ACOs
Researchers found that ACO participation may facilitate price increases that would "not be categorically challenged as price fixing."
FinanceKaufman Hall: Post-Pandemic Rebound Continues for Hospital Finances
Despite the bullish performance metrics in April, emergency department visit results were "mixed," according to Kaufman Hall.