StrategyAchieving a 360-Degree Understanding of Quality
The industry has tended to be so focused on what needs to be improved in healthcare, that we have not...
PayerWill an Emphasis on Patient Experience Align Star Ratings With Better Quality, Savings?
'The challenge is, how do plans maintain and increase Star scores in the clinical measures for higher-risk members while proactively...
PayerMedicare Punishes 2,499 Hospitals for High Readmissions
In its 10th annual round of penalties, Medicare is reducing its payments to 47% of all facilities.
StrategyJonathan Perlin Named Next President and CEO of The Joint Commission
Jonathan Perlin, MD, who is currently the president and clinical operations and chief medical officer at HCA Healthcare, will replace...
Clinical CareYale New Haven Health System Honored for Quality Improvement
The American Hospital Association award recognizes healthcare leadership and innovation in improving quality and advancing health in communities.
MarketingSix-Peat! Mayo Clinic Named Nation's Top Hospital by U.S. News & World Report for 6th Straight Year.
The 32nd annual version of widely read rankings featured mostly the same top 20 hospitals that make the list in...
Clinical CareKnow What Circumstances Require External Peer Review
External peer review providers help facilitate this process, connecting organizations in need of external peer review with peers who provide...
Clinical CareAORN Updates Skin Antisepsis Guidelines: What This Means for Organizations
Professional guidelines are out in the field for certain subsets of patients to receive nasal decolonization.
Human ResourcesTips for Proctors: Things They Should and Shouldn't Do
Guidelines to help objectively assess a practitioner's clinical competence.
TelehealthRemote COVID Monitoring Reduces Hospitalizations for Cancer Patients
A Mayo Clinic program used in-home technology to monitor oxygen levels, vital signs and COVID-19 symptoms, and relied on a...
Clinical CarePatient Experience Key Element in Safety and Quality Improvement Initiatives
Accounting for patient perspectives adds value to safety and quality improvement initiatives.
Clinical CareMemorial Healthcare System's New CMO Shares Vision for Post-Pandemic Healthcare
New CMO says the healthcare stars of the coronavirus pandemic work in nursing, hospital medicine, critical care medicine, and emergency...