FinanceSteps Toward a Leaner, Meaner, and More Agile Financial Strategy in Healthcare
Streamlining and crisis-proofing operations can help hospitals and health systems put the pandemic's impact behind them.
FinanceSteward Health Care System To Pay $4.7M To Settle False Claims Act Lawsuit
Part of the settlement includes a five-year corporate integrity agreement subjecting the organization to a yearly financial review.
Human ResourcesBurned Out by COVID and 80-Hour Workweeks, Resident Physicians Unionize
Trainees are banding together in California and other states to demand higher wages and better benefits and working conditions amid...
FinanceHospitals And Physicians See Rebound In Revenue But Expense Challenges Remain
The challenges of the omicron variant have started to wane, yet many hospitals and physicians' groups are still struggling with...
FinanceCHQPR Offers Strategies To Keep Rural Hospitals Open
Some small rural hospitals are in danger of closing within the next two to three years.
FinanceHospital Margins in Negative for Second Consecutive Month
The National Hospital Flash Report found minimal improvement from January to February as most hospitals suffered margins decline for the...
Clinical CareOmicron Variant Takes Heavy Toll on Hospitals in January, Kaufman Hall Reports
The omicron coronavirus variant forces hospitals to endure lower revenue and higher expenses.
Revenue CycleMedical Debt, Collection Practices Targeted in New Laws
Maryland, New Mexico, Washington, and Nevada are among the states making efforts to help patients out of medical debt.
Revenue CycleHospital margins decline for second month in a row
October saw a second consecutive month of margin declines in October thanks to continually mounting labor expenses and despite lower...
NursingWhite House Urged to Investigate Pandemic Price Gouging by Nurse Staffing Agencies
Wages paid to traveling nurses during the pandemic have been 'vastly' inflated, lawmakers say.
Clinical CareCOVID-19 Continues to Undermine Hospitals' Performance Improvement, New Kaufman Hall Report Reveals
'The pandemic has created a perfect storm of increasing expenses and decreasing revenues,' managing director says.
Covid-19Hit by Higher Prices for Gear, Doctors and Dentists Want Insurers to Pay
California's dentist and doctor lobbies say insurance companies are flush with cash after collecting premiums during the pandemic but paying...