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Hospitals turn to sustainable purchasing
Oct 27, 2014 | Chris Nerney
More than 80 percent of hospitals in the U.S. expect to be engaging in sustainability purchasing within two years, according to a recent survey. For…
Oct 23, 2014 | Anthony Brino
The hospital merger wave may have slowed down a bit, but for health systems facing financial challenges and looking to evolve…
Oct 22, 2014 | Frank Irving
Commercial insurers inaccurately process about 20 percent of claims filed by medical practices. It's an industry standard that has weathered the…
Healthcare leaders
Oct 22, 2014 | David Weldon
When assessing CFO candidates, hospitals today are seeking "true financial leaders" who can be strategic partners to the CEO. A CFO leader…
Oct 21, 2014 | April Dembosky, Kaiser Health News
The powerful California Nurses Association has put Ebola on the bargaining table in its negotiations for a new contract with…
Evolution and change
Oct 20, 2014 | Madelyn Kearns
Operating costs, ICD-10, keeping pace with new technologies and surviving in a world of changing payment models -- those are just some of the challenges of…
Oct 20, 2014 | Anthony Brino
Variations on traditional group health insurance via insurer-administered self-funding remain the norm for many large…
Oct 17, 2014 | Chris Nerney
Rising interest rates and regulatory oversight will be the top challenges confronting the senior care industry over the next year, according to a new survey…
Healthcare investment
Oct 17, 2014 | Ken Perez
This week CMS launched an ACO Investment Model, which will provide up to $114 million in upfront investments, to up to 75…
Oct 16, 2014 | Chris Nerney
While reducing reliance on expensive inpatient care is a sensible goal for hospitals, the transition away from a…

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