Healthcare without walls: making the vision a reality
A healthcare policy expert describes a vision of care that relies more extensively on virtual platforms and community settings.
How healthcare organizations can advance beyond common analytics traps
One health system has developed a robust analytics platform while avoiding obstacles that commonly trip up organizations seeking to make optimal use of data.
Bridging the Gap: The Role of the Physician Advisor in Revenue Cycle Operations
Hospitals are deploying physician advisors to bolster the revenue cycle in a variety of areas, including clinical documentation, denials prevention, utilization review, and value analysis.
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.
Disaster Preparedness Entails Advance Planning, Ability to Adjust
Health systems can prepare for large-scale disasters by installing a command system, drilling on procedures, partnering with community agencies, and being able to adjust on the fly.
Q&A: Value-Based Payment Models Require New Workforce Approaches
Newer models provide an opportunity to use staffing strategies to fill in care gaps in a way that enhances healthcare quality, leaders say.
Healthcare Challenge Roundtable: Making Price Transparency More Effective
Although health plans may need to take the lead on the issue of price transparency because of their unsurpassed access to pricing data, sustainable solutions will involve significant input from stakeholders across the spectrum.
Healthcare Challenge Roundtable: In Pursuit of Interoperability
Healthcare leaders say that even after making a great deal of progress, the industry must do a lot more work to get interoperability to where it needs to be.
Q&A: Exploring the Nuances of MACRA
Physician practices and other healthcare organizations should be aware of various nuances that will affect their performance in both the MIPS and advanced APM tracks of MACRA.