The simple demarcation between inpatient and outpatient status prodded by Medicare's proposed rule has the potential to turn into a big revenue problem. But good documentation can help. >>>
The Mayo Clinic is a leader in dealing with opioid-addicted physicians, nurses, and technicians and the risk they present to patient safety. >>>
Paul Matsen, chief marketing and communications officer at Cleveland Clinic, details how his organization uses Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram to "build a relationship with healthcare consumers" by "sharing useful, helpful, and relevant information." >>>
Some hospitals are addressing sepsis by quickly identifying high-risk patients in the emergency department and treating them to stop progression. >>>
Turner West, director of Education and Community Programs at Lexington, KY-based Hospice of the Bluegrass, discusses how palliative care can drive value at hospitals in areas such as readmissions, mortality, and patient satisfaction. >>>
As healthcare continues to transform, the jobs within hospitals and health systems also continue to change. Recruiters who understand these changes are best equipped to compete to hire workers. >>>
While there are many barriers to attaining sustainable cost reductions, hospitals and health systems are looking for ways to continue serving their communities while cutting costs. >>>
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