StrategyCMS Proposes Three-Year Extension to Joint Replacement Model
In addition to the extension, CMS included episode definition and pricing changes in the proposed rule.
FinanceAnnual Net Income Falls 39% for Fresenius Medical Care
The German-based dialysis company finished 2019 with revenue growth of 6% year-over-year but struggled in several other major metrics.
FinanceYear-end Revenues Plateau but Net Income Spikes for DaVita
Despite the slight dip in revenues, the Denver?based dialysis provider posted decent earnings to end 2019.
InnovationAfter Inking Sutter Health Deal, Lyft Partners With CommonSpirit Health
The San Francisco-based ride-sharing company announced the deal with the Chicago-based health system Wednesday.
Clinical CareResponse To Nation's 1st Coronavirus Case Draws On Lessons From Measles Outbreak
Healthcare workers in Washington State are fighting the coronavirus with knowledge gained from treating the flu.
FinanceLower Income Households Spend One-Third of Income on Healthcare
Researchers stated that plans to move towards "more privately paid healthcare" would shift the burden further onto low-income households.
FinanceEliminating Out-of-Network Billing at In-Network Hospitals Could Reduce Spending by $40B
Researchers estimate that privately insured patients would see their annual physician payments fall by 13.4% if specialists were not allowed...
FinanceHHS Announces CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid Will Offer HIV Medication for Free
Qualified patients will receive free PrEP medication no later than March 30, 2020, the agency announced.
Clinical CareHome Health Market to Expand, Staffing Obstacles Remain
Over 61% of respondents said staffing is the biggest problem facing their organization.
FinanceUnnecessary Hospital Supply Chain Spending Reaches $25.7B
The potential savings opportunity for hospitals has increased by nearly 12% since 2017.
Intermountain Healthcare CEO Marc Harrison Undergoing Cancer Treatment
Harrison will remain CEO of the Salt Lake City-based health system while undergoing treatment.
Clinical CareStudy: Fecal Transplants Cut Sepsis Risk in Patients With C. Diff
FMT also tied to shorter length of hospital stay, better overall survival vs antibiotics.