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Not-for-profit hospital revenue growth has declined to its lowest level in two decades. Revenue pressure is coming from Medicare, Medicaid, commercial payers, patient volume, uncompensated care, ICD-10, and fee-for-service and bundled payment.
Compromise on the economy is challenging in a polarized environment.
Successful population health management depends on substantial clinical data integration across the care enterprise and automated tools for engaging patients in their own care.
The discussion about the revenue cycle is now including the physician revenue cycle specifically and revenue growth generally.
This brief article highlights the bundled payment program and is perfect for time-contrained board members.
Maryland’s all-payer system has lowered healthcare costs, but also has driven down hospitals’ operating margins and driven up debt.
As the need to integrate services and collaborate with other provider types increases, it will be important to know the playing field for other care settings, including skilled nursing facilities.
This article recap about dealing with reductions in Medicare payment is perfect for sharing with time-constrained board members.
A healthcare organization's ability to succeed in a world of accountable care will depend on the extent to which it has developed an effective clinical integration program.
One organization’s long experience as an accountable care organization shows that accountable care can be successful, not only in improving population health, but also financially.
Patients’ willingness to seek out appropriate services, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and adhere to prescribed treatments will affect the quality of care and should reduce long-term costs of care.
Learn five ways that hospitals that are structured as systems of focused factories will be better able to succeed under payment reform.
Payment challenges, spiraling healthcare costs, and a slow economic recovery are some market forces that have ignited the national explosion of consolidation.
Healthcare leaders must consider a great variety of dimensions as they strive to create connections that will achieve a true system.
Making the move to COO or to a new leadership position for health systems—chief administrative officer—is a career step that is becoming increasingly attractive to many healthcare CFOs.
To meet the challenges of accountable care, where payment is based much more on the value than on the volume of services delivered, hospitals must engage physicians in a shared effort to decrease costs and improve quality.
At a recent retreat, financial leaders agree on the need to shift focus from volume to value.
Read about five of the top good-news stories in healthcare finance in 2011.
As hospitals prepare for a new world of shared payments under the ACO model, they need to make determinations with respect to four key areas of concern: integration, cost versus benefits, patient loyalty, and risks versus rewards.
Hospital operating margins have remained steady over the past several years, following a cyclic pattern of increases in the first half of the year and decreases in the second half.,
The proposals of a presidentially appointed bipartisan commission are a call to providers to act now to prepare for a dramatically transformed healthcare environment.
In the aftermath of the credit crisis vacuum, more and more healthcare executives are turning to the $521 billion leasing market to finance replacement equipment and fulfill new facility equipment needs.
Hospitals and health systems are investing in energy efficiency improvements to reduce costs, although financing these investments is challenging.
A key finding of HFMA's Value Project is that value must be viewed from the purchaser's perspective.
Todd Sisson, senior analyst, Wells Capital Management’s Tax-Exempt Municipal Bond Group, shares his insights into what investors expect from the healthcare industry and the role of reform legislation.
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