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Comprehensive care model reduces expenses
May 17 | Jeff Lagasse
The core element of the model is that the same physician provides care for patients in the clinic as well as in the…
Compensation for docs rises 10 percent in 5 years
May 16 | Jeff Lagasse
Practices offered more benefits to attract and retain physicians including higher signing bonuses, continuing…
Telemedicine can cut behavioral health costs
May 08 | Jeff Lagasse
The lack of telemedicine's accessibility can negatively affect patient engagement…
Outsourcing helps hospitals cut costs
May 08 | Jeff Lagasse
The drive to deliver value-based care at a high quality is pushing nine of 10 hospitals to…
Palliative care can yield cost-savings in acute care settings
May 01 | Jeff Lagasse
The practice of palliative care is known to make patients more comfortable and now is proven to shorten hospital stays and…
How UVA cuts opioid use 74%
Apr 26 | Jeff Lagasse
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, which focused on just one type of operation, saved more than $1.3 million…
hospital margins hit 10-year record low
Apr 24 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The firm pointed to strain of expenses and stalled revenue growth as the core reasons.
The tug-of-war between healthcare job growth and rising costs
Apr 19 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The healthcare industry has been a stalwart buoy to the economy, adding jobs steadily for several years, but…
Apr 19 | Jeff Lagasse
Doctors have balked at the increasing burden of implementing metrics, which cost roughly $15.4 billion annually to meet.
Printing puts a drain on hospital revenue
Apr 18 | Jeff Lagasse
The average 1,500-bed hospital prints more than 8 million pages per month, adding up to about $3.8 million…

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