On June 25, the Florida State Legislature passed the healthcare-related House Bill (HB) 843, which contained two provisions that will have a direct impact on Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) in the state. Learn the broader implications for the future of ASCs across the country.
The 21st Century Cures Act was primarily publicized as a means to drive funding for precision medicine, adjusting drug development rules for pharmaceutical companies, tweaking Medicare reimbursement regulations, opening up opportunities for telehealth, and strengthening EHR certification protocols. It also includes information-blocking provisions. Despite the complexity of the proposed rules, the intentions and goals impacting patients and providers are simple.
Partnerships with Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) provide opportunities to reduce costs and/or lower the incremental costs of training more residents while improving the quality of the training.
Despite repeated efforts to improve workflows and optimize nurse schedules, a day in infusion treatment tends to frustrate patients with delays and upset staff with what seems to be a lack of resources. Learn how to optimize your infusion center's scheduling.
Each step in the patient’s journey has a technology element that can be used to improve the user experience. This infographic outlines the relevant research supporting each opportunity and describes how health systems are using the available technology to improve patient engagement and their own bottom lines.
As healthcare continues to progress from a centralized, hospital-based system to a more distributed ambulatory one, alternative care models and settings have proliferated. Urgent care centers (UCCs) have been among the most successful of these new models.
To compete successfully, the health systems of 10 to 15 years from now must be as different from their current form as existing systems are from the ones 80 years ago. What will drive this change?
Current processes for managing patient referrals are preventing health systems from providing coordinated care, which is a critical building block for value-based care.
Behavioral health has recently become one of the fastest-growing sectors for innovation in the healthcare industry.
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