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...
NursingNurse-Led Program Improves Care of Older Adults
NICHE program supports healthcare organizations in caring for older adults.
Clinical CareFrequent ED Users Have Higher Utilization Rates Than Nonfrequent Users
Hemal K. Kanzaria, MD, MSc, says the study can provide hospitals and health systems with an opportunity to partner "outside...
InnovationAdventHealth Uses AI to Balance Capacity Issues Among 9 Hospitals
Use of command center AI technology and predictive analytics accelerate patient care and nearly eliminate the need to turn away...
InnovationEarly Reviews Positive for Proposed Stark Law, Anti-kickback Revamps
While still reading the fine print, stakeholders say they're pleased that CMS has taken steps to update the 30-year-old laws.
InnovationAI and Predictive Analytics Enable Tampa General to Save $10 Million, Reduce LOS
Command center enable the hospital to take real-time action on data to reduce bottlenecks and improve the patient experience.
Finance1.3% of Enrollees Account for Nearly 20% of Spending in Larger Employer Health Plans
Enrollees with 'persistently high spending' over three years averaged almost $88,000 in health spending in 2017.
Clinical CareCMS Pilot Gives Clinicians Direct Access to Claims Data
Participanting clinicians can request a Medicare beneficiary's claims data from CMS to get a full history of care, including from...
InnovationDoctor Alexa Will See You Now: Is Amazon Primed To Come To Your Rescue?
Alexa could help doctors diagnose mental illness, autism, concussions and Parkinson's disease, or even detect when you're having a heart...
FinanceBCBSMA Chief: 'Controlling Costs and Simultaneously Improving Care is Possible'
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' alternative payment model slowed the rate of medical spending growth and improved patient care.
Clinical CareHave Readmissions Penalties Jumped the Shark?
New research suggests that CMS may no longer be able to squeeze any significant savings from its Hospital Readmissions Reduction...