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6 Tactics of Successful ACOs
To gain the assurance of success under value-based care, all accountable care organizations (ACOs) should adopt the best practices of the most high-performing ACOs.
Delivering on Potential: The RTLS Effect on Productivity
A North Dakota health system has seen positive results in patient wait times and staff productivity by using real-time location system technology.
Managing the Cost of Technology in a Disruptive Era
Healthcare organizations that adopt a managed equipment services model will be better equipped to face the challenges of the industry.
For Hospitals Facing Hurricane Season, Preparation and Practice Are Critical
Stewart Simonson, former HHS Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness, points to four areas where potentially affected hospitals should consider revising their disaster preparedness plans in preparation for hurricane season.
Number of MSSP ACOs and Shared-Savings Characteristics
The number of ACOs participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program increased at a faster rate from 2013 to 2018 than did the number of participants that achieved shared savings in the first four years of the program.
Effective Merger Integration Requires Focus on All Four Pieces of The Treasury Platform
To achieve a truly effective merger integration, careful attention should be paid to treasury operations and invested assets, along with capital management and external financing.
Creating an Integrated Healthcare Ecosystem Through Mobile Communication Technology
Mobile communication technology can allow a healthcare organization to operate more efficiently, resulting in cost savings and increased patient and staff satisfaction.
Six Ways to Look at Your Next Consolidation
To avoid making changes simply for the sake of change, healthcare leaders should attend to any unfinished business from prior changes and ensure any new move toward consolidation accounts for future uncertainty as well as potential new opportunities.
Trends in Building and Fixture Costs, 2007-16
An analysis looked at Medicare cost reports to compared trends in capital costs for buildings and fixtures among different types of acute care hospitals.