Acute Care

Unsure about BPCI? Apply now and decide late
Feb 19, 2018 | Susan Morse
Hospitals that apply by March 12 can then wait for further target pricing information and make up…
Feb 19, 2018 | Susan Morse
As of Jan. 1, Anthem said it would always pay for emergency room visits based on certain conditions.
Intermountain empowers families in care to reduce readmissions
Feb 13, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The voluntary Intermountain Partners in Healing program enables patients' family members to perform various…
Jan 26, 2018 | Susan Morse
As the flu keeps hitting emergency rooms and inpatient stays, hospitals that have reached capacity are using ambulance diversions.
Medicaid expansion linked to better surgical care
Jan 25, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Particularly surprising was the speed at which the improvements took place, with better surgical quality results…
ACO ditches Excel to advance Medicare Shared Savings Program
Jan 23, 2018 | Susan Morse
Innovation Care Partners built a dashboard to engage physicians and offers them financial incentives to use the…
Jan 19, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Knee-deep in the integration process, Robert Musslewhite says the company will be focusing on analytics, best…
Jan 18, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
There was little evidence that the program made a dent in readmissions, observation stays, outpatient use or ER…
Adfinitas Health acquires Advanced Inpatient Medicine
Jan 09, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Adfinitas Health currently partners with 14 hospitals and more than 40 post-acute facilities in Maryland, Virginia and Michigan.
New Colorado law: Hospitals must post self-pay prices
Jan 05, 2018 | Susan Morse
The "Transparency in Health Care Prices Act," has good intentions but pricing transparency has mixed results thus…