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Sep 25, 2014 | Chris Nerney
New research suggests that socioeconomic factors can account for most of the geographical variation in Medicare spending. As a result, larger…
Midwestern providers, payer blaze trail toward value-based care
Sep 17, 2014 | Chris Nerney
The value-based model of healthcare is gradually transitioning from the pilot phase to implementation, as health insurers and…
Medical education reform
Sep 15, 2014 | Healthcare Finance Staff
The current hospital-based system of graduate medical education does not meet the needs of modern healthcare delivery or the training of the future…
Sep 10, 2014 | Richard Pizzi
US not-for-profit children's hospitals are likely to remain financially stable in the next year or two although changes…
Sep 09, 2014 | Anthony Brino
The currents of health reform and consumerization are getting more treacherous for incumbent hospital businesses, according to a…
Sep 05, 2014 | Samantha DuPont
Accountable care organizations are captivating because they contain elements of care delivery that most experts agree should improve healthcare: financial…
Sep 03, 2014 | Tara Trudnak-Fowler
A new analysis of hospital readmissions allows state Medicaid medical directors to better understand the nature and prevalence of hospital use in the…
Aug 26, 2014 | Tammy Worth
The drought in California has everyone concerned that food prices will skyrocket, but so far, the impact of the severe weather has been low for most hospitals,…
Aug 21, 2014 | Stephanie Bouchard
U.S. employers plan to continue offering health insurance plans to their employees, even in the face of rising healthcare…
Aug 20, 2014 | Stephanie Bouchard
The likelihood that healthcare organizations will take a financial hit as they transform from fee-for-service to value-based businesses is sure to cause CFOs…

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