Healthcare News & Insights

GAO: Quality programs have mixed results

Despite their growing popularity among payors, quality-based initiatives have been slow to improve quality in hospitals, according to one analysis. 

Hospitals have mixed success with Medicare quality incentives

If your hospital is having trouble meeting Medicare’s new quality standards, you aren’t alone. Many of your peers are, too – and they’re facing some steep financial penalties from the feds.

Innovative ways hospitals are improving patient care and satisfaction

To meet the new mandates of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), hospitals are getting creative in how they go about improving patient care and increasing patient satisfaction — and not all of the improvements cost a lot of money, either. Plus, there are financial incentives for facilities that make these improvements thanks to the Hospital Value-Based […] [MORE]