StrategyWorried About Costs of Complex Conditions, Employers Flock to Centers of Excellence
More than three-quarters of large and 'jumbo' employers report using a Centers of Excellence strategy, according to an Optum survey.
FinanceSpecialty Drugs Account for 40% of Employers' Drug Costs
A survey found that specialty drugs have an outsized impact on employer prescription drug spending.
StrategyStep Aside, Shareholders: Businesses Revise Statement on Whom They Serve
The revised statement of purpose was signed by 181 CEOs from the Business Roundtable, including several making waves in the...
NursingChief Nursing Officers' View of Nurse Supply and Demand
While some nursing workforce projections predict a balance of nurse supply and demand, nurse leaders still report challenges finding RNs...
FinanceEmployers to Combat Rising Health Benefit Costs With Virtual Care Solutions
Nearly 40% of employers indicated that a more focused strategy on high cost claims was a top priority for 2020.
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.
Nursing5 Chief Nursing Officers Who Are Changing Healthcare
Nurse executives discuss how they've successfully tackled challenges in the healthcare industry, and what they've learned along the way.
Finance4 Myths About Revenue Cycle Telecommuting
Increasingly, revenue cycle leaders are recognizing the need for flexible work options to save money and to recruit and retain...
FinanceACA's 'Cadillac Tax' Could Hit 20% of Employer-sponsored Health Plans
The levy caps the amount of untaxed health benefits employers can provide to their workers with the goal of slowing...
Nursing6 Ways Nurse Leaders Can Manage Stress
If nurse leaders want staff to practice self-care, they must act as role models.
FinanceNonprofit Provider Pensions Remain Solidly Funded
Nonprofit healthcare organizations benefited from an increase in pension funding last year, according to S&P.
NursingA New Organizational Image Helps Recruit Nurses. A New Culture Retains Them
What's the key to successfully recruiting and retaining nurses? Here's how one nurse leader made meaningful changes to attract and...