Optum’s recent acquisition of SCA has the potential to alter the outpatient surgery landscape more than any other transaction or piece of legislation in recent history.
CMS, state governments, and private companies are working to bring telehealth to the mainstream.
With the right framework in place, rationalization can position a health system to avoid duplication of services, ensure its services are delivered in the optimal setting, and reduce the overall cost of care.
The rising and unsustainable cost of healthcare that precipitated the ACA still persists.
CMS's final rules on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 offer guidance on interpreting the legislation.
The level of uncertainty around the future of the U.S. healthcare delivery system has made many consumers and providers skeptical of its near-term and future stability.
Health systems should not underestimate how data, and the insight it provides, is vital to an organization’s readiness for value.
While the luster of innovation is what grabs our attention, data and analytics are what make it possible in the first place.
The actions of emergency physicians and their staff can be the difference between life and death, but there's little guidance on appropriate trauma center staffing.
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