Don Berwick, M.D., former administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, charged healthcare financial leaders with navigating change to achieve a "triple aim" healthcare system that offers better care, better health and better costs, during a keynote address today at Healthcare Financial Management Association's annual ANI conference.
The former CEO of Miami Beach Community Health Center was sentenced to 42 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for embezzling millions of dollars from the federally qualified health center.
Standalone not-for-profit children's hospitals are outperforming nonprofit acute care hospitals financially, according to a new Fitch Ratings report.
New York hospitals will play a crucial role in Mayor Michael Bloomberg's $20 billion plan to protect the city from the effects of climate change--a strategy he developed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which forced the closure of five acute care hospitals and one psychiatric hospital and the emergency evacuation of nearly 2,000 patients.
Few hospitals that file for bankruptcy ever recover. A study shows 67 percent of hospitals that filed for bankruptcy between 2000 and 2006 eventually ceased to operate.
Premera Blue Cross believes it has found a way to transition from the fee-for-service payment model toward the newer value-based system--a global outcomes contracting program.
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With insurance hassles and high overhead continuing to frustrate doctors, news stories continue to roll in about physicians who've adopted a cash-only model and say they've never been happier.
Medicare could save $1.4 billion per year by pushing doctors to prescribe generic drugs, a new study published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests.
President Obama shrugged off Friday what he coined Republican "fearmongering" and said the healthcare law is working the way it's supposed to, The Hill's Healthwatch reports.