A new teaching hospital exception allows hospitals that were not training residents as of 1996 to establish a new resident cap, increasing the total number of Medicare-funded residency slots across the country.
Navigating the proposed program, Pathways to Success, can be daunting for new and existing ACOs. While it will take time before the final rule offers definitive guidance, here are seven important considerations that ACOs should begin to address now.
Is it time to cut your revenue cycle bolt-ons? Those applications you purchased to support your EHR/revenue cycle core system are not only expensive but may be impacting system efficiency and optimization.
After a long delay in publishing guidance for the 2019 Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) application cycle, CMS issued a proposed rule on August 9, 2018, featuring significant revisions to the program.
Jenni Bendfeldt, a manager at ECG, was recently named one of Becker's Hospital Review's Rising Stars. We sat down with her to get her perspective on the future of healthcare and her work in the industry so far.
The nation’s graduate medical education (GME) programs should begin their planning efforts now to ensure continued compliance with evolving accreditation requirements.
A robust, high-quality clinical or health service research program can be a significant differentiator for community hospitals and health systems. What are the research investments and research-related incentives for such a program?
Patients are increasingly choosing providers who offer flexible hours of operation, same-day appointment availability, and convenient locations that minimize travel, forcing health systems to rethink their portfolio of ambulatory care services and develop solutions.
The first half of 2018 saw a strong wave of M&A and dealmaking activity across nearly all sectors of the US healthcare industry. The second half of 2018 likely will be just as robust.
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