Comparing cancer costs challenging despite new price transparency rules
Jan 21 | Jeff Lagasse
The lack of common terminology, unbundled cost reporting and listing of non-negotiated rates ...
340B found to have minimal effect on pricing, countering notion that it's a driver of healthcare spending
Jan 20 | Jeff Lagasse
Spending on cancer drugs was 2% to 5% higher than that ...
Hospital readmission policy did not increase patients' mortality risk
Jan 17 | Jeff Lagasse
The findings support the notion that the readmission policy is safe and not increasing the ...
Single payer systems likely to save money in U.S., analysis finds
Jan 17 | Jeff Lagasse
In all, 19 of 22 models predicted net savings in the first year after implementation, averaging ...
Only 1 in 4 Medicare patients participate in cardiac rehabilitation
Jan 16 | Jeff Lagasse
Every year, an estimated 1.3 million U.S. adults with heart disease may qualify for cardiac ...
Pricing disparities an issue as Trump's executive order on healthcare price transparency takes hold
Jan 16 | Jeff Lagasse
The national disparity between gross charges for each ...
Causes of physician burnout differ by generation; so do coping strategies
Jan 15 | Jeff Lagasse
The bureaucratic demands of medical practice topped the list of reasons for burnout for all ...
Reducing medical device life cycle costs an effective way to trim healthcare costs around the margins
Jan 15 | Jeff Lagasse
The cost of ownership and repair of medical equipment, from ...
Revenue cycle outfit R1 acquires SaaS technology company SCI Solutions for $190 million
Jan 14 | Jeff Lagasse
SCI's digital platform allows patients to search for physicians, ...