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healthcare costs
May 27, 2015 | John Andrews
The most difficult challenges to value-based reimbursement reside within the cultural and operational sides of the business,…
Dartmouth-Hitchcock
May 27, 2015 | Susan Morse
New Hampshire ACO's goal is to have capitation make up 70 percent of reimbursements, dropping fee-for-service from…
Aetna headquarters in Hartford, CN
May 20, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Health insurer increases the minimum hourly wage for its U.S. employees to $16 per hour, and next year will expand health coverage.
Image of Kaiser Health's Sunset Hospital from Wikipedia.
May 19, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Given the shift of healthcare resources to primary and preventive care, there are real, long-standing problems with the health…
financial analysis
May 18, 2015 | Tammy Worth
Perhaps the biggest value-based challenge on the finance side is the lack of a single set of metrics by which to…
illustration of patients being treated via smartphone
May 13, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
The L.A. County program allows for a Web-based conversation between primary care doctors and specialists that can include the…
Billing statement
May 06, 2015 | Sherree Geyer
Chief financial officers must determine the best value-based care model for their healthcare organization, experts say.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital photo by Andy Gradel via Wikipedia
May 05, 2015 | Anthony Brino
The system is designed to extend the expertise of Jefferson clinicians to suburbanites through telehealth, urgent…
smoker
May 04, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
The stakes are huge because Medicaid enrollees are more likely to engage in unhealthy practices, such…
doctor talking with patient
May 01, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Doctors argue in Journal of the American Medical Association study that measures are confusing, and create…

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