Don Berwick and Patrick Conway called on healthcare organizations to continue the push to value-based care even though the CMS has signaled recently that its focus may be shifting.
The CMS announced Tuesday that it added four new quality measures for healthcare consumers to view on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility and Long-Term Care Hospital Compare websites.
When it comes to our jobs, we've probably all experienced days where we feel tired and less motivated. But if you're a radiologist, you're more likely than ever to be experiencing workplace burnout, with classic symptoms like fatigue, anxiety, and doubts about high-quality, meaningful impact on...
A recent survey found that in defining high-value care, patients emphasize costs and convenience while doctors see relationships and patient outcomes as better indicators of value.
The role of health system pharmacists is expanding under value-based care. In this interview, Dr. Tina Moen of IBM Watson Health discusses the role that pharmacists can play both at the bedside and in conversations about population health to help improve outcomes and reduce costs.
Stakeholders across the healthcare sector intersect in many constructive ways, but all too often, operational issues such as pricing and regulation take precedence over the underlying purpose for collaboration: the patient. Understanding a day in the life of patients and caregivers provides clarity...
A new JAMA study found that as hospitals reduced readmission rates for heart failure patients as part of the CMS' readmissions program, mortality rates for those patients rose.
Innovations in quality measurement focus on ways to gather information on patients and communities that go beyond clinical processes and outcomes.
A survey found nearly half of healthcare consumers seek price information to budget for out-of-pocket expenses, while just 11% do it to compare prices. Approximately 3 out of 5 consumers stick with their provider even if they know the costs beforehand.
Patient outcomes don't suffer when surgeons perform critical parts of the procedure and then depart for another underway, according to a new JAMA study.
A group of Premier member hospitals are participating in Premier's most recently launched quality improvement collaborative, QUEST® 2020, a program where shared data, insights and best practices enable members to learn from each other and implement quality, efficiency and safety improvements across...
Minnesota failed to comply with safety requirements for a program that provides home-based medical care for elderly patients, an audit from HHS' Office of Inspector General found.