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67 Tips to Improve Your Employed Physician Network's ROI
September 02, 2014
Employed physicians are critical to value-based care, yet for many hospitals and health systems, they're underperforming assets and a drain on the bottom line.
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Randy Oostra: working to take a bite out of hunger
By Mike Mitka | August 29, 2014
For hospitals and physicians, looking beyond patients' acute-care needs is more important than ever in a changing environment focused on population health. They need to help patients manage chronic illnesses and emphasize lifestyle modifications such as weight control and smoking cessation to...
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Reform Update: Facing ACA mandates, insurers diversify into technology
By Beth Kutscher | August 28, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Health insurance companies, now required to spend the lion's share of premium revenue on patient care, are looking for higher investment returns elsewhere. As a result, they're increasingly putting money into technology ventures where they expect to realize higher returns.
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NY-Presbyterian eyes new target as NYC hospital wars continue
By Bob Herman | August 27, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
New York-Presbyterian Hospital is pursuing a partnership with Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, N.Y., yet another move in the chess game involving New York City's giant healthcare providers.
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Population health management requires excellence in the basics
By Nathan Kaufman | August 23, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The concept of population health management is necessary, important and good, but the healthcare industry's current assumptions about the benefits of assuming global risk is déjà vu all over again.
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New York's Mount Sinai, upstate physician group create alliance
By Bob Herman | August 21, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Mount Sinai Health System in New York City is taking its population health network beyond the city's fabled five boroughs to create a partnership with Crystal Run Healthcare.
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Reform Update: Hospitals see more paying patients, but there's a hitch
By Beth Kutscher | August 20, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Insurance expansion under healthcare reform is starting to yield patient volume for hospitals, but the costs of staffing up for more patients are eclipsing the additional revenue.
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Data Points: Infectious diseases
By Modern Healthcare | August 16, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Data Points for the week of Aug. 18, 2014, covered the following topic: Biggest infectious disease killers
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A challenge to Lurie's grip on Chicago pediatric market?
By Kristen Schorsch, Crain's Chicago Business | August 14, 2014
An agreement between Alexian Brothers Health System and Loyola University Health System to expand pediatric services likely will increase competition for Chicago's dominant children's hospital.
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Vital Signs
Allscripts users hear financial, population health pep talks
By Joseph Conn | August 13, 2014
Allscripts CEO Paul Black, speaking Wednesday at the company's annual user conference, pivoted between assuring clients of the company's fiscal health and highlighting its focus on providers' needs for products geared toward population health management.
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