CMS unveiled a voluntary episode bundled payment model, Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced). Here’s six things experts want you to know
More awareness and new state laws regarding end-of-life treatment are affecting treatment approaches. Here’s what you need to know.
By recognizing and address the needs of the “whole person,” we have an opportunity to improve the health of people across the U.S. Here are two ways to do that.
Two new studies address the financial implications of unexpected major healthcare expenses for common cardiovascular conditions and procedures.
A new study led by UCLA researchers has eye-opening findings about low-cost, high-volume unnecessary healthcare. These low-value services may surprise you.
Plans must be able to deploy these five tactics, whether using internal resources or collaborating with a vendor.
Learn from hospitals and managed care organizations at the forefront of successful initiatives. Read more.
Paramedics can do much more than transport patients to the ED or inpatient care. Payers and providers are increasingly using EMS services to reach out to patients in their homes to improve outcomes and reduce costs.
One study shows that the way Medicare is paying for joint replacements is saving millions of dollars annually and keeping patients satisfied, too.
The CDC says that one out of three older adults falls each year, making falls the leading cause of injuries for adults 65 and older. Here’s how some hospitals and programs are addressing the problem.