It takes more than money for hospitals and health systems to motivate and retain employed physicians, says a senior executive at Catholic Health Initiatives. >>>
Lawmakers can't agree on a way to plug the $122 billion hole in the budget that would be created by the elimination of the reimbursement cuts and "chances are not great" for a permanent fix by the March 31 deadline, says the co-chair of the GOP Doctors' Caucus. >>>
The Association of American Medical Colleges has issued a list of 25 guidelines to help hospital officials evaluate rating systems that rank hospitals. Hospitals are urged to consider the validity of measures used, and transparency about methodology. >>>
Hospitals are routinely forced to purchase substitute drugs, which is a costly proposition. Not all of those costs are direct, nor are they easy to tally. >>>
The churn rate for hospital CEOs fluctuated between 14% and 18% for a decade, but spiked to 20% last year, the American College of Healthcare Executives says. >>>
As healthcare leaders continue to pour money into electronic health record systems, many (but not all) find that their return on investment remains elusive. >>>
It may be counterintuitive, but proactively developing a system for identifying future healthcare leaders doesn't incent them to jump ship. Instead, this strategy keeps employees engaged and productive, one Pennsylvania health system finds. >>>
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