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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.
Anthem attempts to settle contract dispute
Nov 13, 2017 | Susan Morse
The insurer's president tells Hartford HealthCare execs that it would send over a list of neutral mediators.
Nov 13, 2017 | Bill Siwicki
The president has selected Alex Azar, a George W. Bush Administration alum, to kick-start Obamacare repeal, lower drug prices and…
Nov 13, 2017 | Change Healthcare
The following are 10 ways providers can improve self-pay collection and communication at all three stages of patient contact: pre-service,…
UnitedHealthcare layoffs linked to loss of military contract
Nov 10, 2017 | Susan Morse
However, on Thursday the insurance giant held job fair seeking to hire more than 1,000 military veterans and their spouses.
Southampton Hospital, Craneware partner to reorganize revenue cycle management
Nov 10, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Southampton Hospital, Craneware partner to reorganize revenue cycle management team and platform to drive efficiency, improve…
Humana profits drop 11% as it cuts 2,700 jobs
Nov 08, 2017 | Susan Morse
Humana reported third quarter income of $799 million, compared to $902 million during the same period in 2016.
clinical analytics
Nov 08, 2017 | Tom Sullivan
Analysts predict that healthcare organizations will put more emphasis on analytics software in the next five years…
ECRI's top 10 tech hazards for 2018
Nov 07, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
ECRI Institute weighed factors like severity, likelihood that the hazard could cause serious injury or death,…
Baby boomer nurses are retiring, fueling shortage fears
Nov 07, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Survey showed 73 percent of baby boomer nurses planning to retire said they would do so in three years or less, AMN said.

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