Claims data can be a resource for identifying patients with unusual care needs.
The Oregon Health Authority innovates again, this time creating special health measures for its Medicaid population.
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...
In the movement to value-based care, top-rated hospitals for heart care are investing in strategies that aim to address every aspect of the care continuum, inside and outside the inpatient setting.
About 57% of hospitals will earn Medicare bonuses for 2018 under the Hospital Value-based Purchasing Program, new CMS data show. The results are a slight improvement from 2017.
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation, the not-for-profit organization that developed the White Coat Ceremony, formed a council Wednesday to support efforts that improve humanism in healthcare.
Systemness is something that many strive for but is not easy to achieve. Benefiting from scale and acting as one, integrated system doesn't come just through growth. It takes work. Just like building a house, to be truly successful, it all really needs to start with a strong infrastructure and...
Although Medicare accountable care organizations generated $652 million in savings last year, the CMS still took a loss on the program as most ACOs were unprepared to take on riskier contracts.
In the latest edition of the Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Grade report, performance by hospitals in states varied widely with 832 hospitals earning A's while 964 garnered C's.
A growing number of hospitals and systems are looking to patients to implement sophisticated changes in clinical practices through the use of patient and family advisory councils.
Talk with healthcare providers anywhere in the nation, and it doesn't take long before a common sense of purpose emerges—a dedication to the best possible patient outcomes. It's particularly true in cardiac medicine.
Five years after the Choosing Wisely campaign was adopted, research shows minuscule progress has been made in decreasing overuse of unnecessary healthcare services.