Revenue CycleWhy the New IPPS Proposed Rule Likely Won't Affect Price Transparency Enforcement
Although the proposed rule doesn't mean CMS will also ease up on its price transparency mandate, it does suggest that...
StrategySteward's St. Elizabeth MC Becomes Boston University Teaching Hospital
The 308-bed, tertiary care hospital will be renamed St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, A Boston University Teaching Hospital.
Clinical CareCalifornia C-section Reduction Campaign Shows Positive Results
C-section rates varied widely between hospitals in California before the initiative with no particular reason.
Revenue CycleQ&A: Reducing Audit Risks for Short Stays
The first group of short-stay inpatients may come into the hospital and stay a few hours in the ED.
Clinical CareHow We Investigated Death Rates for Extremely Preterm Babies in This State's Largest Maternity Hospitals
The two largest maternity centers in this state have drastically different death rates for extremely preterm babies. Here's how we...
Clinical CareThe Two Hospitals Have Similar Infant Death Rates — Until You Look at Extremely Premature Babies
Lax state oversight leaves unanswered questions about the deaths of extremely preterm babies at Albuquerque's Lovelace Women's Hospital, which markets...
TelehealthTelehealth TVs Position Intermountain for the Future of Virtual Care
The Salt Lake City health system recently launched 1,200 devices that provide in-room virtual care through smart televisions equipped with...
Revenue CycleHer Doctor's Office Moved One Floor Up. Her Bill Was 10 Times Higher.
What had changed was how the hospital system classified the appointment for billing.
StrategyOIG: U.S. Hospitals in 'Survival Mode'
Hospital finances are stressed, care access is threatened, and staff are burned out.
Clinical CareUnder New Cost-Cutting Medicare Rule, Same Surgery, Same Place, Different Bill
CMS says the change was designed to give patients and doctors more options and help lower costs.
Innovation5 Lessons AHN Learned While Launching a Virtual ICU during the Pandemic
The ICU initiative positions AHN and Highmark Health to accelerate development of other virtual health endeavors.
FinanceKaufman Hall: February Hospital Margins 'Slim to Negative'
As COVID-19 volumes declined in February, hospitals saw new admissions, margins and revenues fall.