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.
FinanceFee-For-Service Model Least Effective for Outcomes and Costs
Momentum is building for value-based programs, with respondents expecting strong growth in the share of patients in value-based programs over...
InnovationAtul Gawande Named CEO of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Healthcare Initiative
The companies' pick says he's 'thrilled' to be taking the helm of this initiative and looking forward to his continued...
StrategySpectrum Health Integrates Telehealth, Patient Portal to Cut Costs
A Michigan health system's patient portal has a half million accounts, and its telemedicine service has doubled volume in the...
Strategy3 Keys for Population Health Success That Don't Require Capitation
Contrary to popular belief, capitation is not a necessary condition for truly implementing population health at the system level, according...