Ambulatory Care

radiology management
Oct 13, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
The real dollars that are at stake are based on the radiology report, and what clinicians do with that…
HCA to pay $8.6M over alleged ambulance kickbacks
Oct 05, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Hospitals include Bayshore Medical Center, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, West Houston Medical Center and East…
trauma center high costs
Oct 05, 2017 | Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
Resistance to high costs of building Level I trauma centers requires coordination with lower level centers in region…
Tennessee's Copper Basin Medical Center closes
Oct 03, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Doctors had only been seeing about 10 patients a day in the emergency room, which is about one-third of what a…
Freestanding EDs target high-income areas
Oct 02, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
In Texas, freestanding EDs tend to be clustered around major metropolitan centers where median income is close to…
Unnecessary image ordering a financial drag
Sep 28, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
But targeting each clinical scenario individually might not address some of the underlying drivers of this trend.
How major systems reduce A/R days
Sep 07, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
We spoke with healthcare executives from top health systems across the country who know that minimizing…
Sep 05, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Maxis, Lourdes and St. Francis have been in talks for the last year.
Sep 01, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Healthcare employment continued on an upward trend and has risen by 328,000 over the year, the Bureau…
Only 3.3% of ER visits are ‘avoidable,’ study says
Aug 31, 2017 | Susan Morse
Most patients who are in the emergency department belong there and insurers should cover those visits, says the American…