Creative thinking and financial competition can help drive innovative change in the U.S. healthcare system, James Hamlin wrote in a piece in The Atlantic.
Reducing preventable readmissions is one of the most important aspects of cutting healthcare costs, according to an American Society for Quality survey of health quality improvement experts. Here are four ways the Gallup Business Journal says hospitals can help reduce readmissions.
Urgent care clinic owners glean business lessons from McDonalds to help deliver accessible and efficient healthcare, according to an article in Forbes.
States looking to integrate health and social services, especially for Medicaid beneficiaries, can establish a system that would coordinate and finance a variety of services that affect health, including social supports and economic opportunities, according to a recent report from the Commonwealth Fund.
The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) identified its members' top practice struggles for the seventh year in a row with its "Medical Practice Today: What Members Have to Say" survey.
States continue to add insurers to their exchanges for the 2015 enrollment period, reports MedPage Today.
As the demand for primary care increases, the country will experience a massive primary care physician shortage, according to USA Today.
Anesthesia providers miss chances to clean their hands during surgical procedures and have low hand-hygiene compliance, according to a study published in the American Journal of Infection Control.
To improve performances, healthcare providers must innovate the delivery process "on a massive scale," writes author and futurist Ian Morrison, Ph.D in an opinion piece in Hospitals & Health Networks.
Illinois's largest insurer, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, took the cake by enrolling 92 percent of all 217,500 enrollees who signed up for coveraged via the Illinois Health Insurance Exchange, reports Insurance Networking News.