FinanceValue-based Metrics Penalize Top-Performing Hospitals
Hospitals recognized for high-quality cardiac care are more likely to be penalized under value-based programs than other hospitals.
Clinical CareCancer Centers CEO Shares Major Challenges of 2020
Cancer Treatment Centers of America CEO Pat Basu discusses three oncology care challenges and three challenges facing the healthcare sector.
StrategyHospitals Might Get Penalized by CMS for Serving Disadvantaged Patients
Provider organizations servicing vulnerable communities could be judged on "social factors outside of their control," according to the study.
Clinical Care4 Patient Safety Trends for 2020
Ongoing trends are likely to loom large in the realm of patient safety this year.
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Clinical CareIHI Pushes Safety as a Primary Business Strategy
The slow pace of hospital quality improvement frustrates patient safety advocates.
Clinical Care'Food Pharmacies' In Clinics: When The Diagnosis Is Chronic Hunger
It's not that patients are starving. It's that they may have a lot of food one day and none the...
FinanceAnalytics ROI: It's Not Only About the Money
Gains from analytics are not only about capturing additional margin. Return on investment for analytics can also be about improving...
Clinical CareQ&A: Patient Safety Impact of 'To Err Is Human' at 20th Anniversary
An Institute for Healthcare Improvement expert puts landmark patient safety report into perspective.
Clinical Care'I Feel Like I'm In Jail': Hospital Alarms Torment Patients
Nearly every machine in a hospital is now outfitted with an alarm. The glut of noise means that the medical...
FinanceCMS Value-based Purchasing Program IDs $1.9B for Hospitals in 2020
More than 1,500 hospitals will get higher Medicare payments from the program in FY 2020.
NursingKnock Pressure Injury Rates Down to Zero: 5 Ways
Temple University Hospital's interdisciplinary Dermal Defense Team stopped Stage 3 and 4 pressure injuries acquired after admission at their organization...