InnovationCOVID-19: Oregon Hospitals Share Data, Create Real-Time Bed Capacity System
OHSU spearheads a data-sharing initiative that quickly scaled across 60 hospitals by surmounting EMR challenges and avoiding sensitive patient data...
InnovationMedicare Shared Savings ACOs Saved $2.6B in 2019
The savings represents a $940 million increase over the $1.7 billion saved in 2018.
InnovationHumana, Salesforce Sign Agreement for Care Coordination Platform
The Louisville-based insurer will deploy Salesforce Health Cloud for its new Enterprise Clinical Operating Model.
Clinical CareNIH Spearheads Study to Test At-Home Screening for HPV and Cervical Cancer
Proponents believe the simple test, which can be done at home, may help the U.S. move closer to eradicating cervical...
StrategyFormer Cleveland Clinic Florida CEO Barsoum Named President at HOPCo
Barsoum will lead HOPCo's efforts to transition and align stakeholders in the ongoing shift from volume-based to value-based care.
StrategyBeaumont Health, Advocate Aurora Explore 'Partnership'
The announcement comes three weeks after Michigan-based Beaumont and Ohio's Summa Health called off their merger.
InnovationHow Children's Hospital Beds Factor Into COVID-19 Bed Capacity for Adults
Some 50% of children are hospitalized in adult facilities. Moving them to children's hospitals would free more beds for adult...
NursingHow to Improve Patient Handoffs
Breakdowns in communication can cost lives and dollars. Here's what it takes to create smooth patient handoffs.
Clinical CareCamden Coalition Remains Committed to 'Hotspotting' Despite Setback
A recent New England Journal of Medicine study is "not an indictment against all care management and care coordination programs,"...
Clinical CareHow Lifesaving Organs For Transplant Go Missing In Transit
A new analysis of transplant data finds that a startling number of lifesaving organs are lost or delayed after being...
StrategyHospital Splits This Payroll Expense 50/50 With Local Payer to Curb ER Overuse
New Ulm Medical Center struck a deal with a local payer willing to share the cost of a simple intervention....
Clinical CareAn Atlanta Nonprofit Brings Medical Care And Connection To The Homeless
It's a public health strategy that can be found in dozens of cities in the United States and around the...