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30th Annual Modern Healthcare Design Award winners

30th Annual Modern Healthcare Design Award winners

Find out which organizations succeeded in melding a healing environment and value-based design concepts into projects that achieved smooth workflows, patient-centered amenities and stunning visuals.

Some states iffy on extending 'duals' demo

By Virgil Dickson  |  September 04, 2015

The Obama administration says it needs more time than expected to evaluate a large-scale test that aims to better manage benefits and care for low-income and disabled Americans. The 12 states participating in the initiative seem willing to stick with it, although the two biggest ones have...


Research

Revenue cycle firms, 2015

Revenue cycle firms, 2015

A listing of the nation's 25 largest revenue-cycle management companies, based on responses from Modern Healthcare's 2015 Revenue Cycle Firms Survey. Published Sept. 7, 2015.


Finance

Georgia system to pay up to $35M in settlement with feds

Georgia's Columbus Regional Healthcare System will pay the government up to $35 million to settle lawsuits accusing it of violating a federal law governing physician self-referrals and billing the government for higher levels of services than those actually provided.

Safety & Quality

Premier launches nationwide battle against superbugs

Premier, the Charlotte, N.C.-based group purchasing and performance-improvement company, has launched a nationwide initiative to combat antibiotic-resistant "superbugs." Later this week, the National Quality Forum will consider an antibiotic stewardship measure proposed by the CDC.

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