Wednesday, July 29, 2015

  • Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the HHS Secretary has the authority to scale any pilots after the CMS actuary can attest that savings has occurred with no decrease in quality.
  • The 20 leaders gathered at the 2015 HealthLeaders Media Revenue Cycle Exchange in Austin, TX, tackled the challenges of clinical documentation, which they identified as the biggest threat to their organizations' revenue cycle efforts.

  • While governments and groups gnash teeth and craft future policy concerning EHR usability, providers are turning to overlay software to recast EHR workflow.

  • Saying he fears "no retaliation from anyone," the CEO of a small California hospital has filed suit in U.S. District Court claiming that $1.1 million in Medicare claims flagged by recovery audit contractors have been in limbo "for years.".

  • This report outlines how savvy providers are leveraging specialized resources to strengthen coordination and engagement across the care continuum. Download the free version.

FEATURED RESOURCE
This new collection of articles and resources reveals how healthcare providers are using HCAHPS scores to engage patients and staff and protect revenue, and how you can apply our proprietary research findings on HCAHPS and patient experience to your own organization.
NEWS

by JOHN COMMINS | 07/28/2015

The role of the primary care physician continues to be vital in the drive toward value-based healthcare, MGMA data shows.


by JANET BOIVIN, RN | 07/28/2015

The improper use of personal protective equipment among healthcare workers is "pretty pervasive in all institutions," says a researcher.


by CASE MANAGEMENT INSIDER | 07/28/2015

Poor medication adherence costs the healthcare system some $300 billion annually due to medication-related problems, but can be mitigated, the American Heart Association says.


by GREGORY A. FREEMAN | 07/27/2015

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the HHS Secretary has the authority to scale any pilots after the CMS actuary can attest that savings has occurred with no decrease in quality.


All Recent News >>

SPONSORED HEADLINES
EXECUTIVE INSIGHT CENTER
Executive Q&A: It's a New Era for Hospital Employee Benefit Programs Click to download this FREE report featuring industry leaders from Baptist Health Care, Carolinas HealthCare System and Bank of America Merrill Lynch who share their insights on new trends in financial wellness and retirement benefits.
SPONSORED REPORTS & RESEARCH

HEALTHLEADERS MAGAZINE

What are healthcare leaders doing to ensure long-term financial viability? Find out in the June issue of HealthLeaders Magazine


LATEST RESEARCH

HEALTHLEADERS MEDIA COUNCIL

AROUND THE WEB

Nashville Business Journal, July 28, 2015
Kaiser Health News, July 28, 2015
Kaiser Health News, July 28, 2015
Los Angeles Times, July 28, 2015
ABC News / Associated Press, July 28, 2015
Healthcare IT News, July 28, 2015
The Olympian / Associated Press, July 28, 2015
The Washington Post, July 28, 2015
MOST POPULAR

SIGN UP

FREE e-Newsletters Join the Council Subscribe to HL magazine

SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING

100 Winners Circle Suite 300
Brentwood, TN 37027

800-727-5257

About | Advertise | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Reprints/Permissions | Contact
© HealthLeaders Media 2015 a division of BLR All rights reserved.