Acute Care

Dec 19, 2017 | Susan Morse
Deal signals another move by an insurer to enter the healthcare business.
HHS approves pilot for MA access to patient discharge records
Dec 12, 2017 | Susan Morse
The department shared details about the initiative but redacted names of key participants.
benefits of transforming bundles to episodes of care
Dec 05, 2017 | Tom Sullivan
With algorithms and analytics, first-moving health orgs are reaping alternative payment models to…
Anesthesiologists and EHRs
Dec 04, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
The software also helps such specialists operate more smoothly and meet government reporting requirements under MACRA and MIPS.
Rural Medicare
Nov 27, 2017 | Susan Morse
A total of 30 rural hospitals are taking part in the budget neutral program that pays higher Medicare rates.
Nov 22, 2017 | Susan Morse
Advanced payment models should qualify as downside risk for advanced APMs under MACRA, AHA says.
5 ways hospitals can buffer financial losses from Medicare
Nov 13, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Hospitals lost nearly $40 billion treating Medicare patients in 2013, experts say.
Nov 09, 2017 | 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, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Facility boasts 60 private rooms, state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment to treat patients…
healthcare apps
Nov 07, 2017 | Jonah Comstock
New research determines that there are now 318,500 health-related consumer apps, yet most apps have been…