Value-based purchasing

Mar 16 | Jeff Lagasse
The findings come as pay-for-performance programs are being scrutinized due to the absence of strong…
Issues found with patient experience data
Dec 20, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
The data is used to judge physician performance and hospital performance, often driving managerial decisions such as…
Everybody’s top complaint about hospitals? Noise, according to HCAHPS data
Dec 11, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Patients, clinicians and even visitors all find alarms, alerts, beeps and loudspeaker pages make hospitals stays…
Sep 22, 2017 | Susan Morse
ACO and hospital executives say they want greater flexibility in models for Medicare, Medicaid and dual-eligible patients.
Sep 18, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Despite fewer mandates, pediatric hospitals are bullish on how pay-for-quality can improve the health of their patients…
MACRA 2018 revisions meet with broad support
Aug 24, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Organizations say reducing the reporting burden on clinicians and increasing flexibility is making the broad…
Jul 26, 2017 | Susan Morse
Home health agencies could see decreases of $80 million in 2017 and $950 million in 2019.
May 03, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Health Affairs study shows the current penalty structure leads some hospitals to be penalized persistently, leading to…
Mar 03, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Wisconsin's average penalty for 2017 will be 0.33 percent, which…
Feb 06, 2017 | Susan Morse
Aetna has long held a goal to reach 75 to 80 percent of its medical spend in value-based relationships by 2020.