Hospitals are always looking for ways to reduce readmission rates. They may have an unusual ally in a quality control system originally developed in Europe for the manufacturing sector. Read more about it.
Consumer and provider expectations have changed as a result of the digital economy. Here are four reasons why payers need to start migrating their businesses in that direction.
Across the country more states are taking steps to limit patients’ exposure to surprise out-of-network bills.
The Stars ratings are meant to ensure that every health plan is providing adequate services for members. For payers, meeting these ever-changing measures can be a challenge.
Low CAHPS scores are a problem for health plans, but they don’t give much information in terms of how plans can improve. Drill down surveys might be the answer.
PwC report finds most primary care teams not designed to optimize care. Here’s how to mobilize non-physicians to create a care dream team.
To participate in Medicare and Medicaid, hospital and critical access hospitals (CAHs) would need to meet new criteria.
Kaveh Safavi, senior managing director for consulting firm Accenture’s global healthcare business, shares how payer mergers will affect provider payments.
The solution to succeeding in value-based reimbursement models is to start inside the hospital with high acuity patients and build the systems that support them.
More than 750 government and private ACOs are now in place, helping healthcare transition away from fee-for-service. Find out what's working and what's planned for the future.