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Six things to know about CMS' new bundled payment modelCMS unveiled a voluntary episode bundled payment model, Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced). Here’s six things experts want you to know
End-of-life care planning advancements: What health execs should knowMore awareness and new state laws regarding end-of-life treatment are affecting treatment approaches. Here’s what you need to know.
Two ways to improve health by addressing whole person careBy recognizing and address the needs of the “whole person,” we have an opportunity to improve the health of people across the U.S. Here are two ways to do that.
No insurance is growing problem for heart patients, providersTwo new studies address the financial implications of unexpected major healthcare expenses for common cardiovascular conditions and procedures.
Study defines ‘low-value care,’ evaluates toll on healthcare industryA new study led by UCLA researchers has eye-opening findings about low-cost, high-volume unnecessary healthcare. These low-value services may surprise you.
Top five strategies for managing post-acute carePlans must be able to deploy these five tactics, whether using internal resources or collaborating with a vendor.
Six ways to reduce hospital readmissions in 2018
Six ways to reduce hospital readmissions in 2018Learn from hospitals and managed care organizations at the forefront of successful initiatives. Read more.
Paramedics fight to combat ED visits, readmissionsParamedics can do much more than transport patients to the ED or inpatient care. Payers and providers are increasingly using EMS services to reach out to patients in their homes to improve outcomes and reduce costs.
How bundled payments really do workOne study shows that the way Medicare is paying for joint replacements is saving millions of dollars annually and keeping patients satisfied, too.
Fall prevention strategies for hospitalsThe CDC says that one out of three older adults falls each year, making falls the leading cause of injuries for adults 65 and older. Here’s how some hospitals and programs are addressing the problem.