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October 30, 2014 | Paul Levy
The Lean process improvement philosophy can bring significant cultural change to a healthcare organization, if there is strong support from the C-suite. But what happens... More

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October 28, 2014 | Wayne Adams
The delivery of coronary artery stents is a procedure that affects over 1 million patients each year in the United States. With an aging population, the declining cost... More
October 27, 2014 | Steven Peltz
Employment and buyout agreements are usually referred to as "governance documents" for physician practices, and there are more than just these two. But do... More
October 24, 2014 | Richard Pizzi
For-profit hospital operator LifePoint Hospitals saw its third quarter revenues increase 29 percent from the same period in 2013. The company also raised its net revenue... More
October 23, 2014 | Emily Newhook
Though over 30 states have passed or proposed legislation to increase healthcare price transparency, and released median prices for specific services, many supporters of... More
October 22, 2014 | Michael A. Simon
Improving the health of at-risk, vulnerable and chronically sick populations remains a massive challenge for healthcare organizations' financial administrators. In... More

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October 21, 2014 | Liz Kirk
A strong central leadership model is the primary differentiator between successful healthcare cost improvement initiatives and ineffective ones. This principle has three... More
October 20, 2014 | Don McCanne, MD
An article published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine casts doubt that malpractice reform would reduce the use of supposed "defensive medicine." More
October 17, 2014 | Debra Phairas
More than ever before, physicians and managers are feeling the stress of running a practice. Though most medical schools do not teach business principles to physicians... More
October 16, 2014 | Chip Bunata
The most successful hospital supply chain leaders are changing the usual conversations with clinical and administrative leaders into more meaningful collaboration by... More
October 15, 2014 | Tom Dean
Like many other industries, healthcare is looking to leverage information technology to transform financial payments and automate the posting of accounts payable and... More