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.
Cigna launches CareAllies IT and analytics services firm to help hospitals transition to value-based care
03:10 pm July 19, 2016
The insurer said its new subsidiary will work with health systems to create necessary core capabilities for alternative payment models or to hone those already in place for more effective physician alignment and clinical integration.
12:17 pm July 18, 2016
Nearly 8 in 10 physicians in a new survey said they prefer fee-for-service over risk-bearing, value-based care under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
09:24 am July 18, 2016
The hospital said participating in MissionPoint ACO enables groups of doctors to share the financial benefits of improving care.