Clinical CareHow to Treat Coronavirus Patients in Post-ICU Care Clinics
The ICU Survivor Center at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital has treated about 100 COVID-19 patients who survived ICU-level care.
FinancePandemic Continues to Strain Hospital Volumes, Margins, Revenues in 2021
Year-over-year volumes fell across most metrics as many healthcare consumers continued to avoid or delay care.
TelehealthAudio-only Telehealth for Low Income Patients Raises Quality, Equity, Reimbursement Concerns
Most telehealth visits at 534 federally qualified health center care venues across California were audio only.
Clinical CareStudy of Telehealth Use and In-Person Visits During Pandemic Provides Insight on Deferred Care
Health systems can use data from the new study to target medical conditions and specialties that had the highest rates...
Revenue Cycle2021 Hospital Visit Volumes Expected to Stay Low
Visits stagnated below pre-COVID-19 levels in the last 25 weeks of 2020 and will likely stay that way throughout 2021.
FinanceHigh Covid-19 Inpatient Volumes, Spooked Consumers, Stress Provider Margins
The coronavirus pandemic wreaked bottom line havoc on the nation's healthcare delivery system in 2020 and that trend is expected...
StrategyHospital Patient Volumes Had Slow Recovery in November
A report from Strata Decision Technology shows a decrease in volumes in hospitals during the month of November, despite a...
StrategyDialysis Industry Spends Millions, Emerges as Power Player in California Politics
Most of the money the industry spent from Jan. 1, 2017, through Nov. 30, 2020, funded the defeat of two...
Clinical CareCoronavirus: Study Measures Telemedicine Growth and Outpatient Visit Contraction
In the first half of 2020, the total number of telemedicine and in-person outpatient visits decreased 9.1%, raising concern about...
FinanceCMS Final Rules Cut 340B, OPPS as Hospitals Carp
The new final rules did not sit well with providers, who complained that the cuts are coming at a critical...
StrategyHealthcare Sector Increased by 58,000 Jobs in October
The largest employment gains include an additional 16,000 jobs in hospitals.
StrategyNautic Partners Pays $853M to Acquire American Renal Associates
The board of directors at ARA unanimously approved the deal, which is expected to close in the first quarter of...