Human ResourcesBorrego Health to Lay-off 218 Staff, Cut Expenses
Affected staff have received 60-days' notice for the lay-offs, which will take effect on July 24.
Clinical CareNo Plateau in Sight for Ambulatory Surgery Center Growth
An orthopedic ambulatory surgery center executive says an easing in the upward trajectory of ASC growth is unlikely.
Clinical CarePrimary Care Spending Linked to Care Quality, Cost Savings
Primary care spending, as a percentage of overall spending, varied widely among the eight health plan products examined in the...
TelehealthUnitedHealthcare Sees 2.5K% Increase in Telehealth Usage
The payer's 2021 data show a massive increase in telehealth use when compared with pre-pandemic levels.
FinanceHospital Revenue Continues to Dip Due to Shift from Inpatient to Outpatient Care
The pandemic accelerated the trend of healthcare moving into outpatient care settings, forcing health systems to look for tactics to...
TelehealthTelehealth Continues to Play 'Outsized Role' in Mental Healthcare Delivery
New research finds that 1-in-3 mental health consultations are done via telehealth.
PayerMA Plans Send Pals to Seniors' Homes for Companionship — And Profits
Medicare plans pay Papa, a for-profit company, a per-member fee monthly.
StrategyResistance to a Boston Hospital's Expansion Centers on Rising Prices
Mass General Brigham's plans to build three ambulatory care centers in three suburbs west of Boston is stirring controversy.
PayerLeft Behind: Medicaid Patients Say Rides to Doctors Don't Always Come
Medicaid patients and dvocacy groups across the country are upset about problems patients have getting transportation for medical appointments.
InnovationRenown Health Begins RPM Journey With Inpatient Program
The Nevada-based health system is looking to build its remote patient monitoring program slowly and steadily, using an innovative, wearable...
PayerGeisinger to Pay $18.5M For Hospice Care Billing Violations
After the violations were discovered, Geisinger Community Health Services told the United States Attorney's Office.
TelehealthStakeholders Urge Governors to Maintain Telehealth 'Flexibilities'
The state executives were told that frail patients have come to rely on remote access with their specialist providers, many...