hospitals

Do physicians dismiss patients’ financial concerns?
Do physicians dismiss patients’ financial concerns?Patients need cost information to make the best treatment decisions. But physicians are coming up short.
Four ways to reduce dangerous medical errors at your hospitalConsider these tactics that analyze and address medical errors at a system level.
How bundled payments really do workOne study shows that the way Medicare is paying for joint replacements is saving millions of dollars annually and keeping patients satisfied, too.
Top population health management challenges hospitals faceHospitals and health systems that treat some of the country’s most vulnerable populations face complex challenges when working to improve population health.
Five things to know: CMS’ plan to up PCP payments by millionsCMS announced changes to how Medicare pays for primary care. Here’s 5 things to consider.
Three ways technology can lead to bundled payment successLay the groundwork for bundled payment; here are three areas in which technology can play a role.
Advanced Analytics Improve Physician Engagement and Performance in ACOsHealth plans are using advanced analytics to improve physician engagement, performance and satisfaction in ACOs and risk-sharing contracts.
Top 10 states with the best healthcare
Top 10 states with the best healthcareHere are the top 10 states that deliver the best healthcare services, according to personal-finance website WalletHub.
Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement initiative: 3 key opportunitiesAs hospitals begin to search for key post-acute providers and implement new care pathways, providers should be aware of program waivers that afford greater flexibility in determining the most cost-effective care possible to ensure good outcomes for patients within the CJR model.
Up for debate: CMS Star Ratings releasedExperts break down the controversy over the agency’s release of Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings.