Acute Care

A ‘patient uncertainty’ scale to reduce readmissions
Apr 25, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital has embarked on an initiative that is yielding insights that could prove valuable to any…
Administrator Seema Verma said changes to the program eliminate 25 and ultimately save hospitals over 2 million hours of work to the tune of $75 mill
Apr 24, 2018 | Susan Morse
Administrator Seema Verma said changes to the program eliminate 25 measures and saves hospitals over 2…
New Hampshire hospitals commit $50 million to drug treatment
Apr 10, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Some of the funding will go toward opioid addiction treatment and prevention, New Hampshire Hospital Association says.
Study: Hospitals can add billions to state economy
Mar 30, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Healthcare institutions are often among the largest employers in their respective communities and in…
Early Alzheimer’s diagnosis could save $8 trillion
Mar 30, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Diagnosing patients during the mild cognitive impairment stage could both save money and make the condition more manageable…
Med schools, teaching hospitals are 3% of GDP
Mar 29, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The institutions that were studied added more than $562 billion in value to the nation's economy in 2017,…
Geisinger, St. Luke’s to build PA’s first joint venture hospital
Mar 28, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Two healthcare systems have agreed to build and equally co-own a new hospital.
Mar 16, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The findings come as pay-for-performance programs are being scrutinized due to the absence of strong…
Mar 06, 2018 | Susan Morse
Health IT data from its Epic medical records system and risk scores from Optum went into the enterprise data…
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL (Google Earth)
Mar 05, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The study spotlights the best-performing hospitals based on a scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational and patient satisfaction…