Guest post by Joe Randolph, president and CEO of The Innovation Institute, which is structured to cultivate innovative solutions to transform healthcare delivery. He previously served as EVP and COO...
A critical decision on ownership nearly four decades ago ensured the future survival of one Arizona community hospital but potentially led to the recent closure of another, according to an article in the Silver City Daily Press.
In an exclusive interview with FierceHealthcare, Global Transitional Care CEO Rani Khetarpal discusses how the transitional care services provider can help prevent readmissions and improve patient care.
Surgical outcomes are equally safe for surgeons who worked a late shift the night before as those who didn't, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
With the third open enrollment period right around the corner, health insurers and states are reporting their finalized premium rates for 2016--and the rate hikes aren't small.
The push for patient-centered care and improving population health has led to increased collaboration among hospitals, according to a nationwide survey from the American Hospital Association.
Even as the government claims preventable hospital readmissions have dropped, a dramatic increase in hospitals' use of observation status and emergency care in lieu of readmission suggests many providers are gaming the quality standards.
Nevada's consumer operated and oriented plan, Nevada Health CO-OP, announced that it will cease operations beginning Jan. 1 due to "market conditions."
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has saved $1.4 billion in health expenses over the last 10 years with its comprehensive value-based payment program that serves almost 2 million members. It also has improved clinical quality, efficiency and health outcomes.
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services released new guidance to help healthcare organizations provide care to homeless individuals in advance of a disaster.