Undocumented immigrants will make up a greater proportion of the uninsured population in Connecticut next year, further straining the state's safety net hospitals, the Middletown Press reports.
How much does a one-hour helicopter ride cost? Not the touristy, let's check out some mountaintops kind of ride. I've done that; it costs about $70 per person. I'm talking about a...
Physician practice acquisition hasn't turned out to be a financial win for some hospitals. As a result, hospitals are adjusting their buying strategies to make the business model work, Healthcare Finance News reported.
A New Hampshire hospital is suing David Kwiatkowski--the technician who pleaded guilty to infecting 32 patients with hepatitis C last year in the hospital's cardiac catheterization lab--as well as the agencies that placed him there, to recoup a portion of the money it is paying out in patient settlements.
With U.S. healthcare facilities spending more about $8.8 billion a year on energy, hospitals are implementing the U.S. Department of Energy's "Advanced Energy Retrofit Guide for Healthcare Facilities," which is yielding major savings during a time when many hospitals face budget constraints, GreenBiz.com reported.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina asked regulators Tuesday to approve reinstatement of canceled plans that don't meet Affordable Care Act requirements, but the move may come with a hefty price tag: BCBSNC is seeking 16 percent to 23 percent rate hikes on extended individual plans.
Despite rising prices and spending $2.7 trillion a year on healthcare, the United States isn't keeping up with the rest of the developed world when it comes to outcomes and health improvements--giving little value for the money spent, according to a study in The Journal of American Medical Association.
Value-based compensation is on the rise, but productivity still reigns supreme, according to the Physicians Practice 2013 Physician Compensation Survey.
Retail-based clinics, already a proven healthcare cost saver, can even further reduce costs when nurse practitioners are allowed to practice and prescribe independently, according to a.new study published in the November issue of Health Affairs.
Researchers identified an imbalance in how Medicare allocates its $10 billion a year for graduate medical education (GME)--distribution that's crucial considering most medical residents practice near where they train