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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...
Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
Some MA hospitals back price curbs
Support is building among some Massachusetts hospitals for temporary government limits on healthcare prices, a...
West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Without its acquisition by Highmark Inc., West Penn Allegheny Health System would have been forced to shutter West...
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...
VT may build new state hospital
Gov. Peter Shumlin is considering going in a new direction than his predecessor regarding the future of the Vermont...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
AZ high court won’t halt Medicaid cuts
Without explanation, the Arizona Supreme Court on Friday declined to stop proposed Medicaid cuts from taking effect...
NH Hospitals: State budget cuts ’devastating’
Hospital administrators say $250 million in state funding cuts over the next two years will be disastrous, with the...
Emergency room complaint source of Bristol hospital’s Medicare notice
An investigation stemming from complaints about the handling of a belligerent emergency room patient by a Bristol...
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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