The architects and construction companies who make their living designing and building healthcare facilities are bullish in their outlook on healthcare construction, despite the uncertainty surrounding healthcare policy in Washington, D.C.
More than a third of the respondents to this year's Construction & Design Survey are working on building renovation and conversion projects.
Hospitals and physician groups across the country are beefing up merit pay for quality and patient satisfaction in their physician compensation plans. But Geisinger Health System is doing something radically different.
When the Accountable Care Coalition of Southeast Texas and the Accountable Care Coalition of Chesapeake joined Medicare's Next Generation ACO model, they took on significant financial risk, but had more flexibility to change the way they cared for patients.
At Parkview (Ind.) Huntington Hospital, a 36-bed community facility, frontline staff proposed hiring a transitional care nurse to help lower 30-day readmission rates among its most vulnerable patients.
Hospitals treating childhood emergencies need instant access to records. By building data warehouses to centralize that information, they've discovered a new tool for preventing emergencies in the first place.
It may seem counterintuitive to hire newcomers in a field that's more complicated than ever, but experts are urging healthcare organizations to consider recruiting supply chain leaders who can apply expertise from other industries.
The annual awards presented by the American College of Healthcare Executives recognize high-achieving industry leaders at various stages of their careers.
A small but growing minority of health systems are linking executive pay to population health measures. The group is sure to expand as more health systems gravitate toward emerging value-based models and risk contracts.
Rulon Stacey seems to have done a little bit of everything on his way to becoming a nationally recognized expert on healthcare leadership and quality improvement.
As a child, Gayle Capozzalo moved at regular intervals because of her father's career in the Navy. All that relocating from base to base made her adept at forming relationships, teaching her to forge trust when she'd only just met new friends.
The U.S. depends on immigrant and foreign-born clinicians, students, researchers and faculty. The healthcare and medical research communities fear President Donald Trump's travel ban will have devastating repercussions.