Hospital leaders testifying before the House Ways and Means Committee derided Medicare's two-midnight and observation rules, saying that not only are the policies not working, they've also added huge costs and quality issues for providers and patients. >>>
Patient experience is not a nicety, but a quantifiable score that can decrease revenue. Learn from Cleveland Clinic's lessons: focus on culture, quickly; get physicians on board, despite their recalcitrance; and just get started. >>>
From its virtual care center now under construction, the Missouri-based healthcare system says it will be able to extend telehealth services to patients across the entirety of its 42-hospital system 24/7 through audio, video, and data connections. >>>
Healthcare leaders are finding value in Direct messaging, but transferring information remains a challenge. >>>
While many functions of the emergency department must be reactive in nature, with proper preparation, an effective response can ensure optimal outcomes. >>>
A multidisciplinary medical task force of the North American Spine Society is recommending best clinical practices for more than a dozen spinal treatments, surgical procedures, and diagnostics. The information is being shared with health plans. >>>
Compensation is not a physician's only consideration when contemplating a new job, and it shouldn't be a hospital's only draw. Physician retention starts with healthcare executives making strong hiring decisions. >>>
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