Clinical team alignment top priority for payers February 20, 2017By Marc O'ConnorInvestment in resources that support clinicians and patients closer to the point of care may be the cure for what ails managed care executives. Five things to know: How one health system offers same-day specialty appointments February 16, 2017By Karen AppoldAllegheny Health Network (AHN) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has achieved what few health systems have been able to do—offer same-day specialty appointments across its hospital network. Health policy changes could affect reimbursement: What to know February 12, 2017By Tracey WalkerHere’s what a Vizient’s hospital leader survey says about the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other healthcare policies under the new Administration. Four ways Trump’s SCOTUS nominee will affect healthcare February 10, 2017By Tracey WalkerSCOTUS nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch could have an impact on healthcare. Here’s how. Do physicians dismiss patients’ financial concerns? February 01, 2017By Aine CrytsPatients need cost information to make the best treatment decisions. But physicians are coming up short. Five healthcare policies to expect under President Trump January 27, 2017By Tracey WalkerAs Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th U.S. president, health policy experts share with Managed Healthcare Executive what’s next for healthcare. How reducing pain of checking blood sugar lowers cost, improves outcomesHere are 3 reasons why overcoming the “fingerstick” barrier will improve patient outcomes and contribute to reductions in healthcare costs. Four ways to reduce dangerous medical errors at your hospitalConsider these tactics that analyze and address medical errors at a system level. Could we experience an economic funk over an Obamacare repeal? January 13, 2017By Tracey WalkerA repeal of key provisions of the health law could lead to significant economic disruption and substantial job losses in every state, according to a new study. Will Trump administration welcome CMS’ mandatory cardiac bundle? January 11, 2017By Tracey WalkerHHS secretary nominee Tom Price has voiced opposition to bundled payments. One expert talks about mandatory and the possibility of voluntary bundled payments.