Fee-for-service Medicare payment for heart attack care and coronary bypass surgery is about to be transformed, as HHS officials announced today new mandatory bundled payment models for inpatient cardiac care
Average physician compensation increased 3.1 percent in 2015, with 74 percent of physician specialties experiencing increases, according to the latest AMGA Medical Group Compensation and Productivity Survey.
The latest estimates of total U.S. healthcare spending, released online on June 17 by Medicare actuaries, point to a worrisome upward trend, with the percentage of U.S. gross domestic product spending on healthcare reaching 20.1 percent by 2025
Half of surveyed physicians have never heard of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), and 32 percent only recognize the name MACRA, according to a new survey by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.
This past April, CIOs from leading health systems convened at the Scottsdale Institute’s Spring CIO Summit to share the challenges and lessons learned in building clinically integrated networks as part of their organizations’ value-based care efforts.
June 22, 2016 | the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
As a supplement to the Healthcare Informatics 100, Healthcare Informatics will be revealing its top 5 companies—based on percentage of total health IT revenue—within seven different product categories. First up is Financial Information Systems.
Whether one imagines ships sailing or trains leaving stations, one thing is clear: the new healthcare, with all of its data, process, and leadership challenges, seems to be at an inflection point around value-based care delivery and payment
At Butler Health System in Pennsylvania, A. Thomas McGill, M.D., the hospital’s vice president of quality and safety and CIO, is leading an ongoing initiative to leverage data analytics to improve clinical performance—and its resulting reimbursement outcomes
A recent analysis of CMS’s new Comprehensive Primary Care Plus initiative reinforces the reality that we’ve reached a tipping point on value-based reimbursement in healthcare—and that healthcare IT leaders need to help physicians succeed in the new healthcare