StrategyHow One Health System Is Making Prices Transparent
The stance by Flagler Health+ is in contrast to much of the rest of the hospital industry. CEO Jason Barrett...
FinanceNew York State Price Transparency Proposal May Not Work as Intended
While posting hospital prices online seems like a good idea, in reality, it would likely cause more confusion for patients.
Clinical CareConvener Model Helps Healthcare Providers Address Social Determinants of Health
A state-funded organization in New York builds partnerships between healthcare providers and social care providers.
Clinical CareEmployers' Dream Of Controlling Health Costs Turns To Workers' Sleep
Sleep is the latest in an ever-growing list of wellness issues that firms are targeting to improve workers' health and...
InnovationMDLIVE Launches Virtual Primary Care Platform; Cigna Will Offer Patients Virtual Annual Wellness Screenings
Virtual care is making the leap from urgent care to primary care, a move that could lead to lower cost...
FinanceTo-Do Items on Rev Cycle Leaders' Lists
HealthLeaders asked revenue cycle executives what action items they are implementing at their organizations in 2020.
StrategyHospital Splits This Payroll Expense 50/50 With Local Payer to Curb ER Overuse
New Ulm Medical Center struck a deal with a local payer willing to share the cost of a simple intervention....
FinanceCMS Issues Final Rule on Hospital Price Transparency, Pushes Effective Date to 2021
After months of feedback from payers and providers unhappy with a proposal to mandate price transparency in healthcare, the Trump...
InnovationBlockchain Gains Traction With an Alliance of Competitors
The Synaptic Health Alliance tests blockchain technology as a data-sharing mechanism to improve provider directories and reduce the $2.1 billion...
Clinical CareNew Kindred Healthcare CMO Wants to Bridge the Payer-Provider Gap
The new chief medical officer at Kindred Healthcare, with a background in emergency medicine and health plan management, is focused...
FinanceNavigating the Payer-Provider Relationship: 4 Lessons
Kettering Health Network's vice president of managed care, who switched jobs from a payer to a provider organization, shares his...
FinanceWhy Patient Billing Woes are Clinicians' Problem, Too
Clinicians and patients say medicals bills are a 'distraction' from patient care.