A Harvard Business Review article published this week outlines how providers can prioritize the quality of care while still keeping an eye toward the bottom line.
As the healthcare industry continues to transition to value-based payment models, insurers and hospital groups increasingly want drug and device manufacturers to link their prices to results.
This month, Independence, Kansas' Mercy Hospital announced it will close its doors, making it the 58 th rural facility in America to do so since 2010, leaving the community where it was a longtime institution to reassess its options, the New York Times reports.
Hospitals can take five actions to fight the higher rate of complications, mortalities and readmissions for surgical patients who undergo emergency procedures on the weekend, also known as the "weekend effect," according to a Loyola University Medical Center and Loyola University Chicago study.
Guest post by Scott Kashman, chief administrative officer of Cape Coral Hospital, part of the Lee Memorial Health System in southwest Florida. Around the country there is often discussion about...
Connecticut's slashing of Medicaid dollars to hospitals in an attempt to balance its budget has claimed at least one hospital deal as collateral damage, according to the Hartford Courant.
A mammogram is supposed to be a low-cost preventive healthcare service, but a new survey by Castlight Health concludes that prices for the x-ray image vary wildly within cities and geographic regions.
Hospitals that hire physicians have a tendency to place them into a payment incentive arrangement that is indistinguishable from paying kickbacks, a whistleblowing doctor alleges.
Medicare has launched a new accountable care organization model centered on patients who receive dialysis for end-stage renal disease, a condition that accounts for nearly 6 percent of all Medicare spending.
Healthcare is an increasingly collaborative industry, and as retail clinics continue to proliferate, hospitals may want to partner with them, according to a report from the Convenient Care Association..