Where healthcare challenges find solutions
As providers and the government try to lower healthcare costs, much of the action rests on lower reimbursement. Meanwhile, patients increasingly are reaching into their own pockets to cover their healthcare costs. They want price transparency and convenient ways to pay their bills, and providers want to maintain healthy margins. Read more about how payment innovations affect the industry.
Health systems have to make sure their providers are aligned with current evidence-based best practices, clinical guidelines and protocols. This webinar will discuss the significance of clinical reference resources in driving standardization, and explore how healthcare leaders are ensuring clinicians are equipped to provide high-quality, standardized care.
Investment returns last year were the best since 2013 for the not-for-profit healthcare organizations participating in a survey released by the Commonfund Institute. But, the report says, reallocation of assets into more fixed-income investments may slow returns in the future.
Some people focus on the challenges that accompany change instead of focusing on the opportunities. As healthcare continues to evolve, a willingness to change, execute better and faster, and not let barriers impact your passion to make a difference become increasingly important.
One hundred years ago this month, the “mother of all pandemics was sweeping the world. The flu pandemic, caused by an airborne H1N1 virus, killed an estimated 1% to 2% of the world's population, primarily young and often healthy adults in 1918 and 1919.
The 115th Congress on the State of Healthcare, a collection of commentaries from members of Congress, is intentionally timed close to the midterm elections this year. In just over a month, voters will take to the polls to decide whether the Senate and House will remain controlled by Republicans.
In 2017, the CMS' quality improvement organizations reported progress on a number of fronts in improving care for Medicare beneficiaries.
The all-important 2018 midterm elections are less than two months away. As special elections and primaries this summer have proven, healthcare continues to be a hot-button issue.
In today's rapidly evolving healthcare environment, running a successful acute rehab program is more challenging than ever. At the same time, as providers shift to value-based care, post-acute treatment is playing an increasingly important role in ensuring positive outcomes.
Surprise billing continues to be one of the most vexing problems facing the industry. Patients often don't know that the anesthesiologist or another provider are out-of-network when they go in for care. Then the surprise—usually shock—when the bill arrives.
Successful care delivery is about delivering efficient and effective care. Many health systems address these goals separately- teams that work on efficiency and other teams that work on clinical effectiveness. In reality, careful attention to clinical standards in care delivery is one of the most powerful levers to drive efficiency.
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