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David Weldon | September 29, 2014 | 09:55 AM
In the effort to curtail the physician shortage, the industry is making a play for physicians who have left active practice. More
Russ Banham | September 29, 2014 | 09:54 AM | Strategic Planning
The role of the modern hospital CFO has changed considerably in recent years. Not only do they perform a vital strategic role overseeing enterprise planning and performance, by necessity they have become more involved in the clinical aspects of healthcare. More
Chris Nerney | September 26, 2014 | 02:30 PM | Quality and Safety, Reimbursement
Home health agencies can help hospitals reduce readmissions and control overall healthcare costs, according to a new study, but how effective these agencies are in meeting such goals largely depends on the quality of organizational support given to healthcare... More
Mike Miliard | September 26, 2014 | 05:52 AM | Operations, Strategic Planning
The ability of accountable care organizations to meet the goals of improving care and lowering costs may be hindered by health IT obstacles suggests a new analysis. More
PHILADELPHIA | Stephanie Bouchard | September 26, 2014 | 04:26 AM | Workforce Management
The use of long-term incentives at integrated health systems has doubled in the last two years, according to a compensation assessment of health systems and hospitals. More
Richard Pizzi | September 26, 2014 | 12:08 AM | Workforce Management, Operations
Our weekly look at career moves in the healthcare finance sector. This issue highlights promotions, hires and fires for the week ending Sept. 26, 2014. More
WASHINGTON | Chris Nerney | September 25, 2014 | 11:50 PM | Revenue Cycle Management, Accounting & Financial Management, Budgeting
New research suggests that socioeconomic factors can account for most of the geographical variation in Medicare spending. As a result, larger socio-demographic issues must be considered when assessing the quality of care offered by healthcare providers. More
Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News | September 25, 2014 | 09:26 AM | Reimbursement, Policy and Legislation
Hospitals are projected to save $5.7 billion this year as previously uninsured patients gain coverage through the 2010 health care law, the Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. More
Anthony Brino | September 25, 2014 | 08:34 AM | Reimbursement, Policy and Legislation
The ranks of Medicaid keep growing, and at record levels. But while that's good news for hospital systems' uncompensated care budgets, there are still challenges. More
WASHINGTON | Stephanie Bouchard | September 25, 2014 | 04:40 AM
Donations to nonprofit healthcare institutions in the U.S. jumped significantly in 2013, according to the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy. More
Shefali Luthra | September 24, 2014 | 10:45 AM
Partnerships between retail pharmacies and various health systems may benefit hospitals as well as patients. More
Tom Sullivan | September 24, 2014 | 08:56 AM
The healthcare industry is notorious for being slow to adopt IT. A new study indicates that this slowness -- especially for up-and-coming forms of technology -- may hamper business growth. More