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Three Proactive Approaches to Improve Value Based Purchase Reporting
Three Proactive Approaches to Improve Value Based Purchase ReportingIn the shift to value care, value-based purchasing guidelines reward positive quality metrics with bonuses and levy fines and assessments on institutions that are unable to demonstrate quality of care. Often however, it’s not the care itself that’s at fault, but the reporting. Here’s an approach to capturing those crucial metrics.
Home Hospital Care Enhances Quality, Reduces CostsA new study has eye-opening findings about home hospital care cost and patient experience.
Two Things to Know About the Patient as the New Healthcare PayerEye-opening analysis from TransUnion Healthcare reveals patients continue to see rising costs.
Why Efforts to Curb Opioid Use Haven’t Translated to the Pediatric PopulationA new study shows efforts to reduce prescription opioid use in adults has not curtailed the incidence of pediatric opioid ingestions. Find out why.
How Healthcare Spin-Offs are Affecting the IndustryJohn R. Washlick, Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney, and expert in healthcare system transactions and market consolidation, talks to Managed Healthcare Executive about healthcare spin-offs, what that means for the future of mergers and acquisitions, and advice for healthcare executives.
Report Slams 340B Drug Discount ProgramA Pacific Research Institute report revealed that the 340B program is in desperate need of reform, while 340B Health refutes damaging claims.
Five Things that Change the Quality Measurement and Reporting GameMake the rules work for, rather than, against you by relying on these five critical capabilities.
Pfizer VP Robert Popovian Talks Value-Based ReimbursementThe impact of VBRs on outcomes, VBRs versus other healthcare reimbursement initiatives, and VBR successes and failures. Pfizer’s Robert Popovian, PharmD, weighs in.
Beta blockers not needed for heart attack survivors taking these drugsA new study has shocking results about beta blocker use in heart-attack survivors.
Three crucial skills for healthcare leaders in turbulent times
Three crucial skills for healthcare leaders in turbulent timesClinical experience and business acumen are important factors in a successful healthcare leader, but the ability to accept change and help an organization adapt are perhaps the most critical.