PayerAHA: Site-neutral Payments Ignore Hospitals' Adverse Patient Mix
Payers counter that removing exemptions for all site-neutral payments could save taxpayers $471 billion over 10 years.
Clinical CareWorkforce Key Constraint on Healthcare Organization Growth Strategies, Survey Finds
The vast majority of healthcare executives surveyed said workforce will have a significantly negative or negative impact on growth strategies...
FinanceThe Exec: Summit Health/CityMD CFO Says Role Evolved From Being Scorekeeping-In-Chief
CFOs must be strategic business partners to both clinical and operational leadership.
FinanceWhy 2022 Was The Worst Financial Year For Healthcare Since COVID-19 Began
December was the only month last year that hospitals saw positive year-to-date margins.
FinanceRising Outpatient Surgery Volumes Offer Opportunity For Value-Based Care Models, Study Finds
The move to more outpatient surgeries has resulted in a 22% cost savings for hospitals.
FinanceHospital Margins See Slight Uptick in November
Lower expenses and increased outpatient revenue drove improved month-over-month performance.
Clinical CareThe Exec: Chief Clinical Officer Makes Predictions for 2023
AdventHealth's Neil Finkler predicts healthcare workforce shortages will spur adoption of technology such as artificial intelligence and machine learning.
MarketingAs STDs Proliferate, Companies Rush to Market At-Home Test Kits. But Are They Reliable?
The issue for regulators is whether sampling kits can be reliably adapted for in-home use.
Clinical CareThe Exec: Health Systems Succeed With Effective Outpatient Strategies
Outpatient practices can drive value, harness telemedicine, provide access, and promote equitable care.
Clinical CareJohns Hopkins Medicine Reaches Telehealth Visit Milestone
The Baltimore-based health system has provided more than 1.5 million telehealth visits since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
Revenue CycleTelehealth Diagnoses Match In-Person Clinical Visit Diagnoses in 86.9% of Cases, Study Finds
Concordance between telehealth diagnoses and in-person visit diagnoses was lowest when in-person visit diagnoses involved physical examination, neurological testing, or...
Clinical CareStandalone Infusion Center CEO: 'The Patient Experience Is Superior'
Health systems and hospitals have an opportunity to open their own standalone infusion centers or to establish joint ventures with...