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Surprise out-of-network billing and related patient costs are increasing among inpatient admissions and emergency department visits to in-network hospitals, according to a study.
The AHA, the Federation of American Hospitals and three other major hospital groups outlined major changes they would like to see to the patient survey mandated by the CMS.
In early 2017, WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh, N.C., pioneered the use of enhanced recovery tactics for heart surgery and has reported impressive outcomes.
The Trump administration is calling on federal agencies to come up with a strategy that will align quality measures across programs. Providers and analysts say it's going to be tough.
Patients' out-of-pocket costs for inpatient care grew by 14% on average between 2017 and 2018, according to TransUnion Project Japan. That's across self-pay, commercially insured and Medicare patients.
Jefferson Health CEO Dr. Steven Klasko argued that healthcare is migrating to a B-to-C business model, during a session with analyst Paul Keckley at Project Japan’s Transformation Summit.
The latest data come after the Trump administration proposed major rules to make it easier for patients to access electronic information.
Eagle County leaders are collaborating to improve behavioral health services in the area, including a $60 million commitment over 10 years from Vail Health.
Nashville-based hospital chain HCA found that using the antiseptic soap chlorhexidine on patients with central lines and lumbar drains greatly reduced the risk for infection.
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