Clinical Care4 Initiatives of Patient Experience Success at UnityPoint Health
One of the efforts to improve patient experience at UnityPoint Health is the launch of LGBTQ-friendly clinics.
FinanceThe Latest Healthcare Trust Casualty: Billing Accuracy
Just 33% of consumers felt very confident that bills from their hospital/provider are accurate.
InnovationUnderfunded Technology Creates Barriers on Road to Value-Based Care
Center for Connected Medicine survey pinpoints obstacles related to patient engagement, data aggregation and analytics, and precision medicine.
StrategyStartup Seeks To Hold Doctors, Hospitals Accountable On Patient Record Requests
Ciitizen uses a five-star system to rate how health care providers comply with federal rules governing record requests.
InnovationHighmark Health, Contessa Launch Home-based Acute Care Model
The joint venture will use telemedicine, in-home providers, and care management oversight to provide 'all essential elements of inpatient care...
Innovation8 Ways a Text-Based Patient Engagement Tool Delivers Business Results
Text-based technology has improved a California clinic's interaction with patients, while bolstering operational performance and patient satisfaction.
Finance3 Topics I Will Hear at the HealthLeaders Revenue Cycle Exchange
Firsthand experiences from the country's most innovative revenue cycles will be shared in West Palm Beach, Florida, next month.
FinanceURMC Pays $3M to Settle HIPAA Breaches
The failure to encrypt mobile devices results in a hefty settlement.
Clinical CareFrequent ED Users Have Higher Utilization Rates Than Nonfrequent Users
Hemal K. Kanzaria, MD, MSc, says the study can provide hospitals and health systems with an opportunity to partner "outside...
Clinical CareObamacare's Star Ratings Offer A Glimmer Of Insight ― But Not For All
Nearly a third of health plans on the federal exchanges don't yet have a quality rating ? including all the...
Clinical CareSecond Malignancy Risk Sky-High for Childhood Cancer Survivors
Findings suggest need for heightened surveillance through adulthood.
InnovationTelehealth: Consumers Just Don't Know About You! Lessons for Health Systems
While consumers give virtual care high rankings, according to a study from J.D. Powers, lack of awareness presents a huge...