Deriving revenue from patient education, behavioral health treatment, and ambulatory care is a hot topic among more than 40 chief financial officers attending HealthLeaders Media's fourth annual CFO Exchange. >>>
Many third-party organizations rate hospital quality, but healthcare leaders are finding limited value in the plethora of grades, stars, and rankings. >>>
The historically adversarial relationship between providers and payers is shifting toward cautious cooperation as both sides recognize that they must implement structural and strategic changes to ensure their mutual survival. >>>
Jeff Thompson, MD, CEO of Gundersen Health System and chair of the as yet unnamed partnership—not a merger or an acquisition—discusses the coalition's intention to improve quality of care, reduce costs, and collectively "get better faster." >>>
Big companies are taking a broad range of actions to cut spending on employee healthcare benefits. That means higher costs for workers, a push for more consumer engagement, and greater use of telemedicine. >>>
Nurses can help drive strategies that affect cost and quality "because they deal with it every day," says an RN and veteran member of multiple boards. Yet nurses—especially women—are grossly underrepresented on hospital boards. >>>
HealthPartners uses clinical pharmacists in an educational and counseling role to support care team efforts to enhance outcomes, reduce costs, and improve patient engagement. >>>
This HealthLeaders Media intelligence report identifies the top areas where healthcare leaders are investing their patient experience dollars and offers examples of changes instituted by Mountain States Health Alliance and the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. >>>
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