Column | Finance and Business Strategy

Because the perspectives of participants in healthcare integration initiatives can change over time, causing their business and financial needs to move out of alignment, it is important to reassess the integration relationships at regular i...

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Article | Finance and Business Strategy

Rising pharmaceutical prices threaten the operation margins of hospitals and health systems.

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Trend | Finance and Business Strategy

The nation's largest short-term acute care hospitals have recently seen a rise in allowances and discounts that will underscore the need for them to contain and reduce costs.

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Blog | Innovation and Disruption

A discussion on how actions by some employers to mitigate the impact from the cost of musculoskeletal issues could create opportunities for some health systems and risks for others.

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How To | Capital Sources and Allocation

Hospitals and providers who want to sell bonds in the public market should determine if their offering presents any challenges and develop a list of questions to ask of firms to find the best-suited underwriter for the job.

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Blog | Innovation and Disruption

A review of the details of CVS’s new nationwide paid membership program and what this could mean for the healthcare industry.

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Blog | Social Determinants of Health

A discussion of the benefits of the new independent practice association, which will provide funding and infrastructure to SDOH service providers to help those in need in the Capital Region of Albany, New York.

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Blog | Physician Relationships

A look at examples where two factions of North Carolina-based physicians left health systems to join or form independent physician groups.

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Article | Partnerships and Value

Payers and providers in California partnered to significantly improve capacity for services and reduce emergency department visits, thereby improving outcomes.

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Article | Partnerships and Value

In Vermont, payer-provider collaboration has led to improved access to primary care, reduced deaths from suicide and drug overdose, decreased ratesof chronic disease and improved chronic disease management.

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Article | Partnerships and Value

Hospital and health system finance executives should promote clinical, economic and administrative alignment between their organizations and health plans as a necessary step necessary for achieving success under value-based payment contract...

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Trend | Partnerships and Value

With drug costs emerging as a central concern for healthcare leaders, providers are trying to mitigate the problem through partnerships.

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Blog | Innovation and Disruption

HFMA’s Chad Mulvany reviews the details of CVS/Aetna’s two new pilot programs focused on improving outcomes for its members.

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