Clinical CareHealthgrades Names America's Best Hospitals for 2019
This year is the first time two awards have been consolidated into a single list that includes the top 250,...
Clinical CareBonus Pay for Doctors Can Boost Quality of Care
Large physician bonuses in pay-for-performance reimbursement arrangements are associated with improvement in evidence-based care.
Clinical CareAssessment Tool Allows Health System Boards to Track Their Performance
A framework of knowledge competencies for trustees and an assessment tool to gauge board performance is anticipated by the IHI...
Clinical Care4 Ways to Improve Your Hospital Quality and Safety Rankings
Learn how one health system launched systematic initiatives to improve its quality and safety rankings and is pursuing a zero-harm...
Clinical CarePatient Experience Five Times as Likely to Drive Consumer Loyalty as Marketing
Healthcare organizations have an opportunity to benefit from providing high-quality care that generates positive patient experience.
CMS Examines Possible Conflicts of Interest in Accrediting Organizations
Federal regulators are asking for public comment and cite 'disparity rates' between state audits and AO reviews of healthcare facilities.
StrategyHealth Care Is Where The Jobs Are. But What Kind Of Jobs?
Were they highly paid doctors and hospital executives or were they positions on the other end of the pay scale?
Health Insurance Costs Crushing Many People Who Don't Get Federal Subsidies
Increasing costs plus rising deductibles and copayments have driven millions who don't get a subsidy to drop their coverage or...
Clinical Care5 Strategies for Quality Improvement Project Success
Effective management of quality improvement initiatives includes leadership, teamwork, planning, and pace setting.
Clinical Care5 Steps to Launch Clinical Councils and Boost Physician Engagement
Physician-led clinical councils seize on opportunities to improve quality and cut costs.
InnovationSenators Discuss Innovation as Healthcare Cost-Cutting Tactic
The chief medical officer for HCA Healthcare testified about the ways his company has sought to employ innovations driven by...
Clinical CareBeyond Pre-Surgery Fasting: Geisinger Boosts Nutrition to Speed Up Recovery
After a successful pilot saw lengths of stay decrease 39% or more, the health system is rolling out its tactics...