StrategyStakeholders Urge CMS to Drop Proposed ACO Quality Changes
Providers also complain that the delayed release of the final rule cuts into the time ACOs and other APMs would...
Clinical CareIHI Rolls Out New National Action Plan for Patient Safety
Releasing the action plan in the midst of a pandemic creates more will to achieve the recommendations it sets out,...
StrategyNQF Report Offers Guidance on Reporting Measurement Systems
Via existing standards for developing and selecting individual measures, NQF collaborated to establish a method of assessing how measures can...
Clinical CareSupporting the Survivors of Sepsis
"The first hurdle is knowledge-based: knowing a patient experienced a recent sepsis diagnosis and sepsis hospitalization," says Benjamin A. Zaniello,...
FinanceJAMA: PE-bought Hospitals Experienced Net Income Increases, Quality Improvement
Private equity investments in healthcare have risen from $23.1 billion in 2015 to $78.9 billion in 2019.
Clinical CareFive-Peat! Mayo Clinic Named Nation's Top Hospital by U.S. News & World Report for 5th Straight Year.
The 31st annual version of the widely read rankings features mostly the same top 20 hospitals that made the list...
Clinical CareThree Things Every Hospital Should Be Doing Now to Improve Patient Safety
The urgency with which hospitals must act to improve patient, staff, and visitor safety cannot be overstated.
InnovationEight Proven Ways to Inspire Trust and Credibility With Your Healthcare Website
Don't lose business?or, more importantly, the chance to help patients in need?due to weak website design.
Clinical CareNorthwell Pioneers Black Boxes in Operating Rooms for Performance Improvement
Operating room black boxes collect video and audio of the OR staff as well as images of the surgical field.
Clinical CareOpinion: When Outpatients Deteriorate Before Your Eyes
As healthcare evolves, we increasingly need Rapid Response teams in primary care.
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.