Acute Care

5 ways hospitals can buffer financial losses from Medicare
Nov 13 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Hospitals lost nearly $40 billion treating Medicare patients in 2013, experts say.
Nov 09 | Jeff Lagasse
As more care is being delivered in outpatient facilities, Scripps said it will design its acute care hospitals to care for the…
Nov 07 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Facility boasts 60 private rooms, state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment to treat patients…
healthcare apps
Nov 07 | Jonah Comstock
New research determines that there are now 318,500 health-related consumer apps, yet most apps have been…
EHR connectivity, more revenue
Nov 03 | Jeff Lagasse
New Mexico hospital leans on Zoeticx tech to bridge the gap between medical quality and patient care.
Nov 02 | Susan Morse
Together, MDwise and McLaren Health Plan will serve more than 620,000 members, making it one of the region's…
Nov 02 | Susan Morse
To integrate care, provide more services and stay competitive, hospitals are still building outpatient…
Tenet cuts 1,300 jobs, loses $366M
Oct 31 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Cost-reduction plans will largely consist of staff cuts and contract renegotiation with suppliers and vendors,…
Mass shooting prompt providers to prepare for the worst
Oct 27 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Preparation, collaboration and regular disaster drills within trauma systems will save lives, surgeons…
How robot-assisted surgery drives up costs
Oct 27 | Jeff Lagasse
Report argues that less technically challenging surgeries, such as the removal of a whole kidney, may not benefit as…