Hospitals are Ready to Assume More Risk
A survey shows most providers believe they have the capacity to assume more risk and will do so within the...
FinanceManual Contract Management Costs Providers $157B Annually
A survey of CFOs found that the shift to value-based care modeling is fueling demand for comprehensive contract management tools.
StrategyWhy Some See Healthcare's Vertical Mergers as Good and Necessary
The meaningful factors driving vertical integration are largely market-based, not rooted in regulation, one professor told a Senate subcommittee.
Clinical CareOncologist Who Led AMA Has Prescription for U.S. Healthcare Challenges
Barbara McAneny applied lessons learned in oncology practice to lead the American Medical Association.
StrategyCMS Primary Cares: 5 Steps to Assess Your Readiness
Despite the benefits of primary care, there are some important steps healthcare incumbents should take in deciding whether and how...
StrategyMedicare Just Invited More Competitors Into Value-Based Primary Care
Even as some important questions remain unanswered, the CMS Primary Cares Initiative is generating a lot of excitement. Observers say...
InnovationProviders Applaud CMS' Primary Care Initiative
The Primary Cares Initiative got a warm initial reception from key providers groups, but many still have questions about the...
FinanceCMS Launches Value-Based Primary Care Initiative With Downside Risk
CMS anticipates its new primary care payment models could better align and reduce cost of care for nearly 11 million...
StrategyBig Names Populate Lineup for American Hospital Association's Annual Meeting This Week
Well-known healthcare executives, public officials, and others are in D.C. this week for the AHA's annual membership meeting.
InnovationHow RWJBarnabas Health is Using Innovation to Transform to a Value-Based World
Transformation executive Joseph Scott offers behind the scenes look at a unique approach to change, with employee training at the...
Clinical CarePopulation Health Trends to Watch, Trends to Question in 2019
Healthcare organizations cannot afford to ignore consumers in 2019, as a number of major trends shape the future of care...
Clinical CareIBM Watson Health Names Top 100 Hospitals
The 2019 study finds top-performing U.S. hospitals provide better care at lower cost and higher profit margins than peers.