Clinical CareBundled Payment Program Reduced Surgery Costs By 50%
The payment model assesses surgical necessity; bundles payments for certain elective surgical procedures; ensures appropriate site of care and use...
Revenue CycleBundled Payment Program Yields Big Savings for Commercially Insured Patients
There was an average savings of $16,144 per procedure when the surgery was performed through the Carrum Health program.
Strategy4 Steps for Successful Direct Investments in Social Determinants of Health
ProMedica's president of social determinants of health, Kate Sommerfeld, shares strategies for making direct investments to help combat SDOH in...
StrategyCMS Unveils Initiative to Transform Rural Health
The Community Health Access and Rural Transformation Model will pick 15 rural communities for its Community Transformation Track, which starts...
Finance25% of Provider Organization Revenues Tied to Value-Based Payments
Despite the popularity of accountable care organizations, leaders are still more concerned about maintaining the strength of the bottom line.
FinanceHumana, Private Equity Firm Form Value-Based Joint Venture
The Louisville-based insurer announced the joint venture with Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe Monday morning.
FinanceHumana Cuts $3.5B in Care Costs Through Medicare Advantage
The Louisville-based insurer's annual value-based care report found Medicare Advantage members are going to the hospital less often.
NursingAONL's Robyn Begley Is Not Afraid of Change in Nursing
One nurse leader talks about how the nursing profession is set to evolve in the face of healthcare transformation.
FinanceLack of Resources Stand in Way of Shift to Value-Based Care
Nearly half of respondents consider incentives to be the most effective accelerator for adopting value-based care.
StrategyAHA's Rick Pollack Sees Full Agenda for Year Ahead
The president and CEO of the American Hospital Association shares a bit about the challenges facing the nation's hospitals in...
FinanceMedicare's Quality Measure Development Should Be on Your Revenue Cycle Radar
A CMS grant will help seven healthcare organizations develop quality measures for the Medicare Quality Payment Program.
NursingHeart Failure Program Lowers Mortality, Readmissions
Nurse practitioner support after hospital discharge improves outcomes among heart failure patients.