The CMS drew the ire of the medical community when it proposed that physicians and surgeons code every 10 minutes of their time. This is why the agency did it.
Hospitals and employers have different ideas about the medical conditions and treatments they'd like to see included in bundled payments. For consumers, these new payment models are broadly appealing.
Doctors are offering mixed advice on how to best accommodate not-for-profit entities that object to the Affordable Care Act's birth control coverage requirement.
Four-hospital Care New England Health System, based in Providence, R.I., has agreed to pay $400,000 and write a corrective action plan after a federal investigation found it lacked an up-to-date business associate's agreement between it and one of its hospitals.
While the digital health industry is growing at a rapid-fire pace, adoption of digital tools, such as telemedicine and wearable devices, among physician practices has moved more slowly. But poor adoption among physicians may be about to change.
The guide is the newest addition to an online resource center for healthcare providers on how to implement and use health IT to advance care information and delivery.
Eleven prominent healthcare executives call on all industry stakeholders to join the work of the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative to accelerate the shift from volume to value.
Mayo is built to let doctors be doctors and has been ahead of the curve in studying how to measure and reward value in healthcare. But it isn't immune to physician burnout and the pressure to reduce costs and adopt value-based payment models.
Cases of mistaken identity happen all the time in healthcare institutions. A new analysis details the causes of these mixups, the consequences for patients and ways healthcare leaders can address the problem.
A year after cutting off his left ear, suffering subsequent breakdowns and spending time in an asylum, Vincent van Gogh died of a gunshot wound—an apparent suicide. The world has wondered ever since what ailed him. Recently, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam created a full exhibition and...
Even though Mayo Clinic has been ahead of the curve in studying how to measure and reward value in healthcare delivery, it isn't immune to challenges such as physician burnout and the mounting pressure to reduce costs and adopt value-based payment models. Mayo President and CEO Dr. John Noseworthy...
A wider range of providers are investing in sophisticated biopsy equipment for prostate cancer, even though there's limited reimbursement for the technology, and disagreement as to whether the disease needs to be intensively treated.