InnovationUsing a Bundled Payment Program to Improve Maternity Outcomes
Vanderbilt University Medical Center has designed an innovative care management program that has helped Metro Nashville Public Schools save thousands...
FinanceInvestments in Hospital Security Are Top of Mind Following Mass Shootings
There were two shootings at hospitals in the U.S. on the same day this month, leaving some wondering if organizations...
FinanceHealthcare Leaders Demand Action on Gun Violence in Wake of Tulsa Shooting
Four people were killed when a man opened fire on the St. Francis Health System campus in Tulsa.
FinanceGet Data Security Funding Right
Hospitals must weigh several factors, including staff needs and overall risk appetite.
Payer4 Objections to HHS' Two-Stage Weighted Risk Adjustment Model for the Marketplace
Analysts say HHS favors "models that make accurate predictions at the enrollee level within a sample population... that tend to...
PayerPayers Advise Caution, Request Delays on HHS-Proposed Marketplace Requirements
"If the ACA intended to fully commoditize coverage, it could have done so," noted one respondent regarding proposed marketplace standardization.
Human ResourcesStudy Looks at Top Productivity Risks Heading Into 2022
The new year is a great time to take stock of risks and start planning risk mitigation strategies.
Covid-19Clarity on Covid Count: Pandemic's Toll on Seniors Extended Well Beyond Nursing Homes
As of Aug. 4, more than 480,000 people age 65 and older perished from covid ? 79% of more than...
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.
StrategyOIG Cites CMS for Poor Risk Assessments
"CMS?s ERM process did not consider national security risks for any of CMS?s programs in accordance with federal requirements," the...
StrategyPSQH Quick Poll: Taking the Pulse of Healthcare Risk Management
A recent PSQH Poll found that among healthcare organizations' biggest concerns, almost half said their top risk is workforce retention.