Derek Feeley, the former head of the National Health Service in Scotland, replaced Maureen Bisognano this year as CEO of Institute for Healthcare Improvement. He recently spoke with Modern Healthcare reporter Sabriya Rice about the changes in healthcare and their impact on the organization.
Eric Weaver's healthcare epiphany came in Cuba. He's no Communist and says much of the Cuban system wouldn't work in the U.S. But on a 2014 research trip with other healthcare executives, Weaver, 39, saw how Cuban primary-care doctors and nurses are embedded in neighborhoods.
After nearly 40 years in nursing, Linda Knodel has witnessed many changes in the field, including the expansion of technology in patient care, shifts in care settings and skill sets, and even changes in the work-life balance expectations of nurses. But one thing has remained constant:...
The CMS wants to change how it evaluates whether the Medicare Shared Savings Program's accountable care organizations save money. The agency proposes moving away from assessing ACO benchmarks based on historical spending. It instead would analyze trends in regional fee-for-service costs.
The CMS is proposing changes to the way it evaluates whether accountable care organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program actually save money.
For accountable care organizations, a lack of interoperability between their health information technology systems and those of providers outside their ACOs is the No. 1 challenge they face, a new survey of ACOs found.
The latest iteration of Medicare's accountable care experiment paves the way for more doctors and hospitals to evolve toward starting their own Medicare Advantage plans, stoking a trend that's already well underway.
Hospitals and doctors have expressed a clear willingness to start their own Medicare Advantage plans. The latest iteration of Medicare's accountable care experiment paves the way for more of them to head in that direction.
See a list of the 21 organizations participating in the NGACO Model in 2016.
As the holiday season shifts into high gear, an ever-increasing number of consumers go online to find the best deals and enjoy the convenience of shopping from their computer, phone or tablet. Why can't health care be like that?
Providers, patients and lawmakers in Iowa are urging the CMS to reject a waiver request that would permit the state's Medicaid program to become exclusively a managed-care program.
Behavioral-health disorders have a significant effect on hospital readmissions. But many hospitals have yet to give them sufficient attention, even as they strive to develop better care-coordination plans for other chronic conditions.