Healthcare News & Insights

Handling top challenges hospitals face with patient safety

Hospitals have tried many tactics to boost patient safety and improve outcomes, but often their efforts are thwarted by different issues. Some of them aren’t in a facility’s control, but according to a new federal report, others are. 

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. 

More veterans at private hospitals, may not mean more pay

A new government policy may mean a new influx of veteran patients at private hospitals. Unfortunately, it may also mean a stack of unpaid claims from the VA. 

9 critical needs for successful IT projects

Implementing a health IT system is a big project that requires careful planning to avoid expensive mistakes. Here’s a list of best practices all organizations can use for their IT projects.