Ambulatory Care

trauma center high costs
Oct 05, 2017 | Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
Resistance to high costs of building Level I trauma centers requires coordination with lower level centers in region…
Tennessee's Copper Basin Medical Center closes
Oct 03, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Doctors had only been seeing about 10 patients a day in the emergency room, which is about one-third of what a…
Freestanding EDs target high-income areas
Oct 02, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
In Texas, freestanding EDs tend to be clustered around major metropolitan centers where median income is close to…
Unnecessary image ordering a financial drag
Sep 28, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
But targeting each clinical scenario individually might not address some of the underlying drivers of this trend.
How major systems reduce A/R days
Sep 07, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
We spoke with healthcare executives from top health systems across the country who know that minimizing…
Sep 05, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Maxis, Lourdes and St. Francis have been in talks for the last year.
Sep 01, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Healthcare employment continued on an upward trend and has risen by 328,000 over the year, the Bureau…
Only 3.3% of ER visits are ‘avoidable,’ study says
Aug 31, 2017 | Susan Morse
Most patients who are in the emergency department belong there and insurers should cover those visits, says the American…
Anthem won’t pay for MRIs at hospital outpatient hubs
Aug 29, 2017 | Susan Morse
Imaging services can be as safely provided, and cost less, at freestanding facilities, Anthem says.
Aug 15, 2017 | Bernie Monegain
The technology will help care providers, frontline staff and business office improve operations,…