Where healthcare challenges find solutions
As providers and the government try to lower healthcare costs, much of the action rests on lower reimbursement. Meanwhile, patients increasingly are reaching into their own pockets to cover their healthcare costs. They want price transparency and convenient ways to pay their bills, and providers want to maintain healthy margins. Read more about how payment innovations affect the industry.
A snapshot of the industry's financial and operational gauges from Modern Healthcare Metrics indicates that the average hospital is doing OK on some measures—operating margin for instance—and not so great on others, such as occupancy. »
Open enrollment is coming to a close for most employer-sponsored health plans. Though the percentage is still small, more and more companies are turning to direct contracting in benefit design.
The FDA on Nov. 2 approved a new super-potent opioid tablet for use in hospitals. While prescribing numbers for opioids have been declining for the past few years, prescription use of painkillers still present a major challenge for combating the overall opioid crisis.
Affordable Care Act open-enrollment season is here. There's been relatively steady growth in marketplace plan purchases over the years. Will it continue?
At CHIME, we believe that sharing best practices nationally and globally across the healthcare IT industry will improve patient safety and outcomes everywhere. Most Wired will help us achieve that goal, and more.
A study of data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health looked at marijuana use among women 18 to 45 years old. Here’s a snapshot of those who smoked pot in the last month while pregnant.
Modern Healthcare and Ad Age are excited to announce winners of the 2018 Healthcare Marketing Impact Awards. These campaigns spotlight how personal storytelling is an integral part of the push for a more consumer-centric healthcare industry.
As nurse-to-patient ratios are debated on both coasts, projections show a few states may not be able to meet future demand for registered nurses.
As flu season arrives, public health officials are going on the offensive advocating for improved vaccination rates, especially among healthcare workers.
Webinar: Healthcare Disrupted — Applying High Reliability Concepts to Realize Better Operating Margins
As hospitals evolve to adapt to value-based, patient-centered models, so must their supply management strategy. This webinar will discuss the cultural and operational transformation that is required to ensure your supply strategy is aligned with your organization's quality and financial goals.
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