Clinical CareCare Coordination Built on 10 Shared Assumptions
Care coordination covers a multitude of activities and requires a coherent collaborative effort among policy makers, payers, community agencies, healthcare...
StrategyCalifornia Requires More Charity Care from CHI-Dignity Megamerger
The combined organization, CommonSpirit Health, will operate 140 hospitals, with 31 of them in California, where the attorney general's office...
Clinical CarePerspective: When Hospitals Fail to Care for Their Own
Unwillingness to provide my patient's medications resulted in an escalation of care, from stable outpatient management to emergency services and...
StrategyCVS-Aetna Deal Tests Who Has The Right Data
This merger's strategy may up the ante for rival health insurers as they try to show employers and consumers they...
Roof Collapse Forces Hospital Evacuation in Hurricane Michael's Aftermath
Healthcare providers along Florida's panhandle were reeling Thursday and Friday in the wake of a storm that left 11 dead...
California Imposes More Rules on Homeless Patient Discharges
Hospitals had opposed the measure, arguing that they do not 'dump patients.'
Innovation3 Ways Health Systems Can Prepare for Natural Disasters
All eyes on disaster preparedness as Hurricane Michael approaches.
InnovationLessons From Florence: Set Up Advance HIE Connections
With proper disaster prep, Health Information Exchanges play key role in transmitting patient data.
Clinical Care6 Factors that Enable Diagnostic Errors
Poor handoffs, lack of feedback, limited support, and a complex diagnostic process contribute to the thousands of misdiagnosis-related hospital deaths...
Clinical Care2 Key Sepsis Steps Hospitals Should Use
Adopting an early warning system and deploying care bundles for the infection are keys to treating sepsis patients.
FinanceNext Gen ACO Model Saves $62M in First Year
The success story reinforces the need for more downside risk, the CMS administrator argues.
FinanceStark Law Reform Push Sees Movement on Multiple Fronts
Regulatory tweaks? Legislative changes? Trump administration officials seem to be considering it all when it comes to potential reforms to...