The healthcare industry has largely been unable to meet consumers' expectations, but a group of health system and physician group executives shared how they plan to change that at Modern Healthcare's Consumerism Symposium.
As the number of ambulatory surgery centers continues to grow around the nation, HHS wants to create a new patient safety database to track quality of care at the facilities.
Adventist Health Castle in Kailua is the only healthcare organization in Hawaii to receive the Malcolm Baldrige award. Kathy Raethel has been its CEO since 2011.
The AMGA endorsed a set of 14 quality measures for payers to use to simplify providers' reporting process for value-based purchasing programs.
The hospital industry welcomed CMS' decision to delay the July release of star ratings, and it's unclear if the Hospital Compare program can be fixed.
The CMS said it needs additional time to analyze the impact proposed methodology changes have on hospitals in light of their concerns.
A focus on culture has allowed hospitals to repeat several times on the annual IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals list.
Healthcare quality measures are a product of their time, with policy and national trends influencing which ones are used.
By implementing systemness, healthcare providers ensure that patients have the same experience and get the same high quality of care no matter where in an organization they receive care. Hoping to realize this objective, Dignity Health began rolling out a systemwide initiative in late 2016 that...
HonorHealth saved $1.5 million when it renegotiated prices for knee and hip implants. Hospitals nationwide are looking for ways to eliminate cost variation in this service line.
Professional services firm Aon announced Thursday it has partnered with two companies to help self-insured employers consider cost and quality of surgical procedures when they negotiate with providers.
The Leapfrog Group's latest Maternity Care Report found the rate of episiotomies and C-sections varied greatly between hospitals in the same city and region.