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AHIP, AMA weigh in on administration's blueprint to lower drug prices

AHIP, AMA weigh in on administration's blueprint to lower drug prices

While they agree with certain proposals, they take issue with others, as stated in letters…

Health and Human Services is using DNA to reunite migrant children with parents

Health and Human Services is using DNA to reunite migrant children with parents

Of the 3,000 total children separated from their parents 100 are under the age…

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Two Supply Chains Become One: The RWJBarnabas Health Story

Two Supply Chains Become One: The RWJBarnabas Health Story

This detailed case study shows how a New Jersey health system transformed itself to save money and…

Consumer Trust Remains High Despite Costs, Missing Services

Consumer Trust Remains High Despite Costs, Missing Services

The findings from this report, based on interviews conducted in May 2018 with over 2,500 primary…

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Analyze this: Health systems, health plans get to the core of big data

Analyze this: Health systems, health plans get to the core of big data

Pamela Peele knows that people who subscribe to cooking magazines have a much higher risk of going to the emergency room. But how she knows that is a whole other story.

Healthcare mergers and acquisitions in 2016: Running list

Healthcare mergers and acquisitions in 2016: Running list

While 2015 was a record-breaking year in healthcare mergers and acquisitions, 2016 saw more change as organizations across the industry adjust and adapt to the evolving financial landscape.

Once-failing hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades

Once-failing hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades

When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public 'F' grade casting a spotlight on them that no institution wants. But with more patients weighing public hospital grades, experts, as well as a few…

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Credible, Defensible Estimates

Credible, Defensible Estimates

In healthcare, every interaction with the patient matters. Especially in today’s environment of continuous improvement, efforts have been concentrated on coordination among providers, the patient care experience and quality outcomes – all laudable goals.

Clinical Quality Measures 101

Clinical Quality Measures 101

Although quality-reporting programs such as meaningful use provide incentives to help providers implement and use electronic health records (EHRs) to collect and report on clinical data, practices often need help deciding what data to collect, which measures to…

Gaining Actionable Insight into Financial Systems and Areas Impacting the Revenue Cycle

Gaining Actionable Insight into Financial Systems and Areas Impacting the Revenue Cycle

Hospital systems across the country are looking to streamline their billing and collection processes to become more efficient and better compete in their markets. The challenge many face is how to turn the data that's already flowing through financial systems into…