Is 2019 the Beginning of the Post-Hospital Era?
John Johnston explains the importance of looking toward the future, today.
How to Determine a Physician Engagement Strategy for Your Market
When deciding on the optimal physician engagement strategy, hospitals should consider the level of provider competition in the market and how strongly local health plans are pushing value-based care.
Using a Lab Formulary to Improve Value
In an effort to improve the value of the care it delivers, Vanderbilt University Medical Center uses a multidisciplinary committee to determine which lab tests to make available to providers.
Behavioral Economics: A New Approach to Healthcare Improvement
Behavioral economics goes beyond information sharing and financial incentives to give providers tools that can nudge both patients and clinicians to make beneficial healthcare decisions.
Rolling Forecasts Foster Collaboration Between Finance, Operations
Leaders at Park Nicollet Health Services moved from a traditional budget to a rolling forecast with an eye toward fulfilling principles of continuous improvement.
Want to Be a More Effective Leader? Be the Sensei
These eight strategies can help anyone become a master in the discipline of leadership.
Who’s Driving the Bus?
Disruption from new market entrants and issues around price transparency are among the trends that could make life difficult for traditional healthcare stakeholders if they fail to adapt.
Hospitals Issue Warnings on ACA Repeal Ruling
Dec. 17—Hospital advocates raised a range of concerns about the expected impacts of striking down the Affordable Care Act (ACA) after a federal judge’s recent decision that the law was invalid.
Hospitals Plan Responses to Rising Uninsured Rates
Dec. 14—New data showing that the number of uninsured increased in 2017 for the first time since 2010 have left hospitals to find responses to protect their finances.
Dec. 17-21: Report Highlights Savings of Existing Medicare ACOs
Dec. 13—As the Trump administration considers a controversial overhaul of Medicare’s accountable care organization (ACO) program, a new report says the existing model has provided much more savings than previously found.