StrategyAscension Subsidiary Moves Beyond Healthcare
Process automation company Agilify, which has saved the health system 10% in costs for five straight years, launches for healthcare...
StrategyHigh Valuations Making Healthcare Deals More Difficult
High prices paid for deals combined with exciting new technologies aimed at extracting value are driving acquirers to team up...
FinanceTrump OMB Appointee Blasts Obama-Era Value Programs
- Says CMMI programs aren't working; have 'failed to deliver.'
StrategyThe Business Model Makes All the Difference in Healthcare
The right incentives would lower costs, improve EHRs, Mostashari says.
FinanceAscension, Ramsay Health Form 'Global Supply Chain' Joint Venture
The new partners look to improve financial and operating outcomes with an alternative supply chain source for independent providers in...
Clinical CareAligning Clinical Efforts: 2 Pennsylvania Health Systems Collaborate
An alliance between two health systems in the Philadelphia area is expected to generate several opportunities for joint clinical programs...
FinanceStates Extend Medicaid For Birth Control, Cutting Costs - And Future Enrollment
The federal government has historically declined to provide Medicaid dollars to states that don't allow patients to choose between 'any...
FinanceStates Seek to Refine 'All-Payer' Hospital Payment Systems
Maryland's switch to global budgets working well so far, say observers.
FinanceA Health Plan 'Down Payment' Is One Way States Try Retooling Individual Mandate
Some states are enacting measures to preserve the effects of the ACA individual mandate by creating their own versions of...
Clinical CareNever Too Late To Operate? Surgery Near End Of Life Is Common, Costly
Nearly 1 in 3 Medicare patients undergo an operation in their final year of life.
FinanceACA's Popularity Grows, Even As GOP Lauds Change To Requirement To Have Coverage
Only 13 percent of respondents were aware that both the requirement to buy insurance was repealed and that it remains...