Healthcare News & Insights

New payment model for nursing care may benefit hospitals

A new Medicare initiative may make it easier for hospitals to avoid unnecessary admissions for patients from long-term care facilities. And it could also make the road ahead smoother for bundled payments. 

Leapfrog announces 2012 top hospitals

There are many hospital executives who aren’t happy right now with The Leapfrog Group, because their hospitals got bad grades on Leapfrog’s “Hospital Safety Scores.” However, there are a lot of hospital executives who are thrilled to be on Leapfrog’s latest list: 2012 Top Hospitals.