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Lessons on new pay models required for doc-exec MBAs

By Michael Sandler  |  May 09, 2015

The healthcare industry now requires executives to be savvy about alternative payment models, and universities are stepping up to provide training on these emerging reimbursement systems.

CEO Power Panel poll finds broad support for value-based pay

CEO Power Panel poll finds broad support for value-based pay

By Joseph Conn and Michael Sandler  |  May 02, 2015

More than three-quarters of a representative sample of the nation's top healthcare leadership back the ongoing shift toward value-based payment systems. Yet only 20% are willing to do away completely with the industry's still dominant fee-for-service model.

An unwarranted role for physician specialty boards

An unwarranted role for physician specialty boards

By Merrill Goozner  |  April 11, 2015

The Medicare SGR replacement bill that most likely will pass Congress this week makes sweeping changes to Medicare's programs for rewarding or penalizing physicians on quality, cost and their adoption of EHRs. It also gives medical specialty boards an unwarranted role in how those rewards or...

Partners HealthCare to close LTAC hospital in Massachusetts

Partners HealthCare to close LTAC hospital in Massachusetts

By Adam Rubenfire  |  April 09, 2015

The Boston-based system will end inpatient operations at Spaulding Hospital for Continuing Medical Care North Shore later this year because its leaders concluded it won't be able to survive under new CMS admitting criteria.

Their own private Idaho

Their own private Idaho

By Merrill Goozner  |  April 04, 2015

Idaho, famous for its pine forests, crystalline lakes and baking potatoes, has a scant 1.6 million people spread over its 82,643 square miles. Yet it has seized center stage in setting national healthcare economic policy.

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