What’s in Your Pricing Policy?
A recent survey reports that the majority of hospitals have formal or consistent methods for setting prices, but transparency is often missing.
Improving Healthcare Quality: Four Proven Health Plan Strategies That Providers Should Adopt
Emad Rizk outlines lessons healthcare providers can learn from health plans’ approach to value.
Food for Health: Taking Care of Our Patients’ Most Basic Needs
ProMedica CEO Randy Oostra describes a program that addresses food insecurity in the community by safely repackaging leftover food from a local casino and distributing it to those in need.
New Traditions of Efficiency in Emergency Medicine
Kenneth J. Heinrich discusses how efficient handling of emergency department patients can maximize revenue and increase patient satisfaction.
Auditing for Stark Law Compliance
Compliance with the Stark Law requires involving legal, compliance, and other expertise on the front end of the process rather than auditing for problems later.
Population Health Management’s Revenue Cycle Impact
Access to applicable data can help physicians overcome financial and clinical challenges.
Video: What Provider Organizations Need to Start Successful Health Plans
Paul Keckley, managing editor of The Keckley Report, explores what provider organizations need to start successful health plans.
Using Data Analytics to Transform Healthcare Management and Reduce Clinical Variation
Hospitals and health systems have entered a new era in which data analytics will play an increasingly vital role in identifying opportunities for improved performance.
Preventing Readmissions: A Primary Care Strategy
To engage primary care physicians in efforts to reduce readmissions, a hospital should effectively communicate with them, support their educational needs, and seek their input regarding post-acute care provider options.
Fundamentals of Effective Cognitive Predictive Analytics
To obtain a healthy ROI for a predictive analytic system, hospitals and health systems should assess its own needs against what the system promises to deliver.