FinanceRatings Agencies Change Healthcare Outlook to Negative Due to Coronavirus
Moody's and Fitch both changed their ratings for healthcare sectors from stable to negative.
Covid-19See When States Will Face Hospital Bed Capacity Shortages During COVID-19 Outbreak
The earliest ICU bed shortages are likely to emerge at the end of March, according to a new analysis.
Finance4 Scary RevCycle Stories for Friday the 13th
From using blanket advance beneficiary notices to keeping credit card receipts in a shoe box, revenue cycles are filled with...
StrategyIn Response to Coronavirus, Majority of North American Companies Launch Employee Protection Plans
Almost two-thirds of respondents said they have cancelled planned trips as a result of concerns surrounding COVID-19, according to a...
FinanceNew Sutter Santa Rosa Regional CEO Tackles Disaster Preparedness
Dan Peterson talks about why all hospitals should emphasize disaster preparedness because it changes the way a hospital thinks about...
InnovationMunson Healthcare Reports 'Data Security Incident'
The Kalamazoo, Michigan?based health system notified patients Wednesday afternoon.
FinanceAlmost All Women Paid Out-Of-Pocket for Maternity Care Costs
The mean total cost of maternity care rose from about $3,000 in 2008 to north of $4,500 in 2015, according...
FinanceComplications Increase Vaginal Delivery Costs by 20%, Study Finds
Severe maternal morbidity factors can force women to stay hospital-bound for 70% longer, the analysis found.
Clinical CareIndiana Health System Develops New Measure of Care Value
The new measure compares actual spending on patient care over a 12-month period against the expected level of spending.
FinanceData Breaches Cost Hospitals $4B Annually
Provider organizations are expected to struggle to protect healthcare data in 2020, according to a Black Book survey.
StrategyCMS Delays Primary Care First Model Rollout to 2021
CMS says the additional time will be used to evaluate stakeholder feedback.
FinanceMajority of Hospital Data Breaches Expose Sensitive Financial Info
More than 70% of hospital data breaches include sensitive demographic or financial information that could lead to identity theft.