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Why Rural EDs Are Struggling to Survive
A statistical brief from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality shines a light on just how wide the gap is...
In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
In rural CA, a debate on how to save a hospital
Rural hospitals across the nation have struggled to stay afloat. There are, of course, fewer patients in rural areas...
Health pilot eyes a new approach to reimbursement
Pay-for-performance may be coming to New Hampshire’s healthcare industry. Under a five-year pilot program...
Economic Climate Changes Banks' Relationships With Hospitals
Given the capital climate, hospitals are changing the ways they partner with banks.
Hoops for Hope is a Slam Dunk for Rural Women's Health
Two hospitals in rural Kansas teamed up to host a successful celebrity basketball game, an event that became a vehicle...
Where, More or Less, is "The Frontier"?
For health program funding and definition purposes, just what is a "Frontier"? How many people must live...
Grant Funding is Still Out There
With the U.S. economy officially in recession, a new report provides five useful tips for getting electronic medical...
Let Need Drive Finances for Capital Projects
Community and rural hospitals considering renovations on their aging buildings or altogether new construction should...
Dry Run Lets Hospitals Take the Plunge on New IRS Filing
Nonprofit hospitals—big and small—should heed the suggestions of the American Hospital Association and the...
Under IRS Scrutiny: Ensuring Compliant Hospital-Physician Compensation Plans
Effective governance and strong management are both necessary for the continued viability and competitive positioning...
Manage Revenue Integrity and Audit Activity
During this 90-minue audio conference, our speakers will explain how to work across departments and build a strong...
PEPPER for Critical Access Hospitals: Identify Your Audit Risk
During this 90-mintue audio conference, our speakers will explain PEPPER and tell you how to use your report to...
Transform Your ED into a Profit Center
As the major source of admissions, your ED is poised to be a serious revenue driver, or drain. Get in-the-trenches...
IRS Nonprofit Scrutiny: Protect Your Tax-Exempt Status
With the community health needs assessment now a factor in healthcare organizations’ tax-exempt status, the pressure is...
Winning With Value-Based Purchasing
Accountability for the cost of care has become very real with the arrival of value-based purchasing (VBP). VBP brings...
2014 IPPS Final Rule Explained
The sheer volume of new payment and quality information, along with new patient status proposals that will be in the...
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