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Reimbursement
More than half of rural hospitals could close under a public health option
Half of rural hospitals could close under public health option
Revenue Cycle Management
Healthcare revenue cycle management market projected to be worth $104 billion by 2025
Rev cycle market worth $104B by 2025
Strategic Planning
Close to one-third of healthcare employees have never received cybersecurity training, report shows
One-third of healthcare employees lack cybersecurity training
Capital Finance
U.S. spends more on healthcare, but not on social services spending, study finds
Higher social spending linked to higher healthcare spending
Supply Chain
Optimizing the total performance of a healthcare supply chain means data and clinical integration
Optimizing the total performance of the supply chain
Accounting & Financial Management
Charity care spending among California hospitals is plunging
CA hospitals: Charity care plunging
Budgeting
Health systems allocate just 5-10% of total spending on primary care, despite benefits
Public and private payers underinvest in primary care
Quality and Safety
Hospitals need to know: When disaster strikes, FEMA money is available to those that file quickly
When disaster strikes, FEMA money is available
Billing and Collections
Surprise medical bills in ER and inpatient settings are soaring, JAMA finds
Surprise medical bills are soaring
Claims Processing
BCBS Institute and Solera partner, pay SDoH organizations through outcomes-based medical claims
BCBS Institute, Solera, to pay organizations through outcomes-based claims
Workforce
Up to 14% of internal medical residents have been bullied during training, Johns Hopkins found
14% of internal medicine residents have been bullied
Operations
Physicians looking to become small practice owners have many factors to consider before making the leap
What would-be physician practice owners should consider
Medical Devices
Apple is developing custom health information tracking chips
Apple is developing custom health chips
Hospital/physician relations
Wording in medical student evaluations differ by gender, minority status, revealing potential bias
Gender, minority bias revealed in med student evals
Construction & Facilities Management
Cape Cod Healthcare building $180M patient tower, investing in EHR
CCHC building $180M patient tower
Compliance & Legal
Majority of providers fall short of compliance with HIPAA access requirements
HIPAA access: Most providers fall short
Policy and Legislation
HHS and FDA propose plan for importation of prescription drugs from other countries
HHS releases plan for importation of drugs from other countries
Community Benefit
Kaiser Permanente commits $1.65 million to California wildfire relief efforts
Kaiser Permanente commits $1.65 million to California wildfire relief efforts
Accountable Care
Rural hospitals not using bundled payment models, data shows
Rural hospitals not using bundled payment models
Acute Care
Diverting avoidable emergency department visits could save healthcare $32 billion annually
Diverting avoidable ED visits could save $32B
Ambulatory Care
Medical schools, teaching hospitals account for 3% of US GDP, report shows
Med schools, teaching hospitals are 3% of GDP
Analytics
Innovaccer research shows how AI could improve cost of care models
Innovaccer research shows how AI could improve cost of care models
Business Intelligence
While the price of healthcare is growing, utilization is dropping and price variations persist, report says
HCCI: Price of healthcare is growing, utilization is dropping, price variations persist
ICD-10 & Coding
Physician practices examine risk adjustment coding in wake of federal lawsuits
Practices keeping close watch on risk adjustment coding
Meaningful Use
CMS overhauls meaningful use EHR program, renames it 'Promoting Interoperability'
CMS overhauls meaningful use as 'Promoting Interoperability'
Medicare & Medicaid
CMS will delay updates to hospital star ratings until 2021
CMS delays hospital star ratings update until 2021
Patient Engagement
Bar is rising for consumerism in healthcare, but providers are still playing catch-up
Consumerism is rising; providers are playing catch-up
Pharmacy
Drug price forecast projects 4.5 percent increase in hospital drug spending for 2020
4.5% increase predicted for hospital drug spending
Population Health
IPA, insurer launch innovative new partnership to manage social determinants of health
IPA, insurer launch innovative new partnership to manage social determinants of health
Risk Management
Hospital employees are clicking on phishing emails, and that's a problem, JAMA study shows
JAMA: Hospital employees are clicking on phishing emails
Telehealth
Use of non-hospital-based provider-to-patient telehealth grew nearly 1,400%
Non-hospital-based telehealth grew 1,400%
Mergers & Acquisitions
Tufts and Harvard Pilgrim to merge, creating large nonprofit insurer
Tufts and Harvard Pilgrim to merge
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Payers must change dynamic with providers to survive in the post-Affordable Care Act world
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Physicians looking to become small practice owners have many factors to consider before making the leapAugust 21 | Jeff Lagasse

What would-be physician practice owners should consider

Physicians need to consider geography, size, patient...

Hospitals need to know: When disaster strikes, FEMA money is available to those that file quicklyAugust 21 | Susan Morse

When disaster strikes, FEMA money is available

Hospitals often don't file for the funds...

August 20 | Jeff Lagasse

One-third of healthcare employees lack cybersecurity training

August 20 | Jeff Lagasse

Consumerism is rising; providers are playing catch-up

August 19 | Jeff Lagasse

CCHC building $180M patient tower

August 19 | Susan Morse

CMS delays hospital star ratings update until 2021

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