An analysis of Virginia claims found that 93% of low-value services were also low-cost services like lab tests and medications, contradicting claims that unnecessary healthcare spending is concentrated in high-cost services.
Niall Brennan recently spoke with Modern Healthcare reporter Maria Castellucci to discuss his plans for HCCI, the future of transparency in the industry and how consumerism is changing healthcare.
Learn how to set the foundation for value-based care today to help deliver good clinical outcomes and low care costs while keeping patients and providers happy.
Read how three hospitals are using the power of connected core labs to integrate multiple testing disciplines into one fully automated and connected workflow.
The Congressional Budget Office is set to release a report detailing what could happen to insurance markets if the federal government stops making cost-sharing reduction payments.
Growing costs, a lack of standardization in how quality is defined, a disengaged workforce, and a lack of trust and transparency between providers, payers and regulators have stalled movement away from volume to value, according to a new survey.
Learn how traditional scheduling software is being replaced with mobile real-time solutions that prepare hospitals for a new age in workforce management.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Health Research Institute projected that medical costs in 2018 will increase by 6.5% from 2017, but that still outpaces general inflation by two to three times and is unsustainable.
The Health Care Cost Institute, a not-for-profit organization focused on improving price transparency, has appointed the CMS' chief data officer Niall Brennan as president and executive director.
As reimbursement dollars are increasingly tied to performance outcomes, it's harder for small and medium-sized hospitals to remain independent.
A Q&A featuring Anita Mahon on how merging clinical and financial data can improve care delivery and contain costs for health systems.
The rising cost of employer-sponsored health benefits in the U.S. is slowing, but still outpacing cost growth across Europe.