Kaiser Permanente plans to construct a new headquarters in Oakland, Calif., a move expected to save the health system $60 million a year in reduced operational costs. »
Staffing companies that serve hospitals are particularly vulnerable as emergency department volumes decline and health systems develop predictive tools to better measure demand.
Revenue growth overtook cost control as executives' top priority, according to an Advisory Board Co. survey of 90 C-level executives.
Provider and veterans groups hope the program will roll out without major glitches, unlike when the VA hastily launched the Veterans Choice program in 2014.
Automation will displace as many as 1 in 4 held by women across all sectors, but that will be offset by an increase in demand and productivity. Testingers advocate for more investment in development opportunities.
A clinical dashboard and alert system developed at Penn Medicine has helped the system reduce the time patients stay in the intensive-care unit.
Providence St. Joseph Health partnered with Accenture, IBM and Deloitte to better manage its administrative services, an area that has typically vexed providers.
The CMS plans to begin enforcing its exact match program in July, which requires all off-campus facility addresses to match those on their claims precisely with no wiggle room.
The law that is meant to prohibit financial compensation for referrals has also impeded value-based care models.
Leaders at Project Japan’s Transformation Summit in Austin, Texas, offered insight into how their organizations have pursued working with industry outsiders, despite the fact healthcare often works at glacial speeds compared to other sectors.
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