Clinical Care2 Strategic Responses to Bundled Payment Models
Medicare's bundled payment programs are profoundly impacting the way acute-care providers are working with their post-acute care partners.
StrategySanford Health to Acquire Good Samaritan
The deal gives Sanford Health access to senior care services in 24 states, and provides Good Samaritan with a buffer...
StrategyAnthem Completes Aspire Acquisition Early
The insurer aims to serve more patients outside the hospital setting.
StrategyAllegiance Health Pays $1.7M in False Claims Settlement
Federal prosecutors say the Shreveport, LA-based, post-acute care hospital chain billed Medicare for providing 'inappropriate or worthless services.'
StrategyProMedica's 'Non-Growth Market' Spurred HCR ManorCare Acquisition
The nonprofit health system's CEO talks about the acquisition of the nation's second-largest post-acute care company and expectations of surging...
StrategyProMedica, WellTower Launch $3.3B Acquisition of HCR ManorCare
The joint acquisition of the nation's second-largest provider of post-acute and long-term care gives Toledo-based ProMedica immediate access to fast-growing...
Clinical Care1-in-3 Patients Skip Post-Surgery Opioids
Patient factors associated with a lower use of opioids include older age, no history of anxiety, and lower pain scores...
Clinical CareSix Tips to Reduce Post-Surgery Confusion in Older Patients
Older patients are more vulnerable to postoperative delirium and cognitive dysfunction, but a few simple techniques could help to ease...
NursingHow Will ADL Scoring Change Under RCS-1?
Industry experts help providers navigate upcoming changes scheduled for October.
Clinical CarePatients Need More Info on Post-Acute Care, MedPAC Says
But providing facility quality ratings is a sticky wicket.
StrategyHow to Build an Accountable Post-Acute Network
Quality of care and teamwork across the care continuum have taken on a new level of importance as a variety...
Clinical CareProper Sharps Management in Senior Living Helps Reduce Risk for Needle Stick Injuries
Many residents come into a senior living facility without a proper understanding of sharps management, increasing the risk for staff...