Outsourcing helps hospitals cut costs
May 08, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The drive to deliver value-based care at a high quality is pushing nine of 10 hospitals to…
Palliative care can yield cost-savings in acute care settings
May 01, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The practice of palliative care is known to make patients more comfortable and now is proven to shorten hospital stays and…
How UVA cuts opioid use 74%
Apr 26, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, which focused on just one type of operation, saved more than $1.3 million…
hospital margins hit 10-year record low
Apr 24, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The firm pointed to strain of expenses and stalled revenue growth as the core reasons.
The tug-of-war between healthcare job growth and rising costs
Apr 19, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The healthcare industry has been a stalwart buoy to the economy, adding jobs steadily for several years, but…
Apr 19, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Doctors have balked at the increasing burden of implementing metrics, which cost roughly $15.4 billion annually to meet.
Printing puts a drain on hospital revenue
Apr 18, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The average 1,500-bed hospital prints more than 8 million pages per month, adding up to about $3.8 million…
Health system growth increases stroke costs
Apr 17, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
With transfers to larger hospitals comes a high cost burden, making it important for…
Study: Where hospitals are investing in 2018
Apr 17, 2018 | Tom Sullivan
With bold projections that we are on the cusp of the biggest IT spending growth in a…
Sodium targets, glucose monitors can cut costs
Apr 13, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
While the findings of two new research studies are unrelated, each is noteworthy in the opportunity presented to help…