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July 30, 2014 | Merikay H. Tillman
Some of us thrive on change; others resist it, run from it or are paralyzed by it. Change is the one thing constant in our world generally, and of course, in healthcare... More

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July 30, 2014 | Bobbi Brown
If hospitals want to survive the new healthcare environment, they can't simply brace themselves for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' new... More
July 25, 2014 | Kayla Sutton
Health systems are making strides to move care beyond the hospital walls and better connect patients with resources that can keep them healthy. It starts by identifying... More
July 24, 2014 | Chris Watson
As healthcare continues the transition to value-based reimbursement models, acute and post-acute care collaboration that benefits both organizations -- financially and... More
July 23, 2014 | David Williams
Medicaid beneficiaries deserve the same access to healthcare services and products as people with commercial insurance or Medicare. But since Medicaid pays doctors and... More
Even though it has not been determined what impact the health insurance exchanges will have on hospital finances, there are steps hospitals can take to increase the... More

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July 21, 2014 | Liz Kirk
Facing threats to net revenue, most healthcare organizations have embarked on massive cost reduction initiatives. Unfortunately, the first tactic for many of these... More
July 18, 2014 | Debra A. McCurdy
CMS plans to recompete the supplier contracts awarded in Round 2 of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive... More
Improving outpatient charge capture can help executives increase net revenue quickly, thereby avoiding more severe cost cutting. More
July 17, 2014 | Don McCanne, MD
Business has a vital concern in the financing of healthcare. So why is there not an outcry to switch to a proven financing system that would serve their employees well? More
July 16, 2014 | Christopher Zaenger
When physicians are uninvolved in how expenses are handled in the larger health system environment, and it does not affect their income, behavior changes and apathy for... More