11:31 am August 25, 2016
OCHIN, the multi-state information network serving 170 health organizations and more than 10,000 clinicians, has launched Acuere, a real-time data aggregation system meant to help drive clinical improvements and operational efficiencies.
10:45 am August 25, 2016
In their professional journals, at conferences, on social media and healthcare blogs, and in comments to federal regulators, the nation's doctors are expressing growing anger and frustration about the changes MACRA will bring.
10:55 am August 18, 2016
While opponents argue that accountable care organizations have yet to produce tangible cost-savings, those in favor of the model point to better care quality among the reasons.
09:21 am August 03, 2016
The federal government will punish 2,597 hospitals during the next year for having patients return within 30 days and while that number is similar to last year, the average cost of each penalty will be 20 percent more, according to a new analysis.
Premier, America's Essential Hospitals partner for quality improvement, value-based care for vulnerable patients
11:44 am August 02, 2016
Premier Inc. is joining forces with America's Essential Hospitals, which champions care for vulnerable populations, in a bid to improve quality, cost and population health at essential hospitals.
10:15 am August 02, 2016
CMS innovation model aimed at as many as 5,000 primary care practices of all sizes, including small, independent and rural facilities.
10:40 am August 01, 2016
The entities are building a statewide health information network that will enable doctors to share real-time patient data and analytics.
02:19 pm July 25, 2016
The first half of 2016 has seen more healthcare organization M&A activity than the same timeframe in 2015 as providers are figuring out how to navigate rapid industry change and emerging payment models, Kaufman Hall said.
10:12 am July 25, 2016
While some hospitals fear the ratings will be misleading and oversimplified, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said that its analysis proves that all types of hospitals can perform well and have opportunities to improve.
07:04 am July 21, 2016
While new models of care have emerged, none are easily replicable. That’s challenging in an industry where spending is uncertain but providers and policymakers can look to the most expensive patients as an opportunity to drive innovation.