StrategyHospital Postpones $32M Upgrade After UPMC 'Divorce'
The hospital's CEO reportedly told staff the process has been 'emotionally draining and financially devastating.'
StrategyAtrium Health, Wake Forest in Talks to Form Academic Health System Together
The deal would combine, coordinate and integrate clinical services taught in the medical schools and administered in the hospitals, with...
Clinical CareImprove Medication Reconciliation, Postacute Handoff Using 2-Part Discharge Checklist
An effective hospital discharge process created by Cleveland Clinic is pivotal in the handoff of patients to postacute-care providers.
FinanceEmpower Patients, Get Paid: Welcoming Advocates in Your Hospital
Patient and financial advocates provide an opportunity to boost patient engagement and get hospitals paid.
Clinical CareUnitedHealthcare, AMA Push New ICD-10 Codes for Social Determinants of Health
By combining traditional medical data with self-reported SDOH data, the codes trigger referrals to social and government services to address...
Clinical Care1 in 5 Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients Abandon Follow-Up Care
New research helps identify which breast cancer patients are likely to quit going to follow-up visits.
StrategyCMS OKs Florida Medicaid Behavioral Health Housing Pilot
The pilot program will provide temporary housing, tenant support and other services to people who are homeless or at risk...
Clinical CareOlder Adults With Joint Replacements Recover At Home, Not Rehab
Home-based recovery appears to be best if the procedure is elective, friends and family are available to help and someone...
FinanceChronic Care Management Impeded by Lacking Tech, Reimbursements
A Sage Growth Partners survey commissioned by Signallamp Health analyzed the obstacles ahead of meaningful chronic care management.
Clinical CareAdopt New Approach to Coaching Patients With Multiple Morbidities
Capacity coaching helps older patients with multiple health conditions who are overwhelmed by their illnesses and treatment.
Clinical CareCMS Updates Hospital Star Ratings After Delay, Signals Plans for Change
Hospitals have long complained that the ratings fail to convey an accurate picture of care quality.
Clinical CareBreak the Hospital-SNF-Hospital Cycle at the End of Life
For clinicians, effective communication with patients, families, and colleagues is crucial to achieve optimal care in the final months of...