Beth Jones Sanborn

Beth Jones Sanborn is Managing Editor of Healthcare Finance.

Hospital medical errors
By Beth Jones Sanborn 10:01 am April 14, 2017
Tool allows purchasers to estimate the number of avoidable deaths among covered lives, related financial details.
By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:40 am March 30, 2017
AMA survey found administrative burden, stress, and lack of time were among the top physician challenges.
By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:32 am March 27, 2017
Bardis, who served for 15 years as CEO of the revenue cycle and supply chain management technology developer, will be assistant secretary for administration at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
NYC H+H Epic EHR
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:33 pm February 16, 2017
New York City Health + Hospitals, whose CMIO resigned last March citing patient safety concerns ahead of the Epic go-live, is extending the next phase of its EHR implementation. 
GOP Tom Price HHS

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By Beth Jones Sanborn 10:46 am February 01, 2017
Price to head HHS, Mnuchin to head treasury, pending Senate vote.
risk adjust Triple Aim
By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:50 am January 26, 2017
Both objective and intuitive elements must be considered to paint the truest picture of a patient’s needs and calculate their risk, expert says.
population health KPMG
By Beth Jones Sanborn 01:20 pm January 23, 2017
The consultancy also found that respondents said the software is efficient and effective. 
IT underpinning enterprise strategy

Chartis Group director Bob Schwyn said that healthcare organizations have traditionally kept IT apart from the overall business strategy. 

By Beth Jones Sanborn 07:36 am January 13, 2017
IT must be built into business strategy and development planning to fully realize its potential to enhance the broader organization, experts say.
Trump ACO MACRA CMMI

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By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:08 am November 14, 2016
Officials from the Advisory Board, AAFP and MGMA suggest that the core of these programs are safe, but if President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress repeal the Affordable Care Act there might be some changes. 
Clinton healthcare Trump repeal

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By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:30 pm November 07, 2016
Fitch Ratings said Clinton’s proposals would be good in the short-term but are uncertain over time, while Trump has said too little beyond his intention to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 

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