A new approach to treating inflammatory disease could revolutionize care for rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions, says Christopher Czura, vice president of scientific affairs at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.
As Americans become adept at shopping for health care, they are demanding — and finding — certain facts about providers.READ MORE >
This article spells out the skills and personality traits executives will need to ensure that their organizations thrive in a dramatically changing health care environment.READ MORE >
The University of Mississippi Medical Center dramatically cut patient falls with a coordinated strategy that others could replicated.READ MORE >
This special section offers tools to navigate the evolving landscape.READ MORE >
Seeking out a physician champion to lead the effort is one key piece, experts say.
06.29.15 by Marty Stempniak H&HN Staff Writer
One editor’s picks of health care news you might have missed from around the Web this week.
06.26.15 by Bill Santamour
Harvard economist Michael Chernew argues that the attention being given to geographic variation is misguided and distracting from improving care at the facility level.
06.26.15 by Paul Barr H&HN Senior Writer
According to a 2015 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, exposure to secondhand smoke causes 41,000 deaths a year from lung cancer and heart disease and 400 deaths a year from sudden infant death syndrome.
Cost transparency will help health care systems to transition from fee-for-service reimbursement to value-based payment without great financial risk.
06.09.2015 by Rita E. Numerof
The 2015 Leadership Summit in San Francisco is just around the corner and we have our best program ever. The 2015 Health Forum Leadership Summit's lineup of keynoters will motivate, stimulate and inspire us as we tackle this year’s theme, “Rewriting the Health Care Playbook: Leading Transformation and Innovation.”
06.09.2015 by Ian Morrison
What kinds of skills and personality traits do hospital leaders need today to ensure that their organizations thrive in a dramatically changing health care environment?
06.09.2015 by Howard Larkin
The Road to Value-Based Care: Your Mileage May Vary
Value-based payment models have the potential to upend traditional patient care and business models. What can your organization do to effectively make the shift?
05.11.15 by Deloitte Health
Sponsored by: Deloitte
Physician Preference: How to Manage Orthobiologics
Orthobiologics is a rapidly expanding supply category that offers tremendous clinical benefits to patients. However, this complex physician preference item presents a unique set of challenges for service line and supply chain leaders to manage.
06.10.15 by Suzy Eberle Sr. Consultant, Perform. Serv., VHA
Sponsored by: VHA
The Changing Role of Pharmacy
As health systems seek new sources of revenue and means for improving performance under value-based payment, some are turning to an unlikely source: their own pharmacies.
05.20.15 by Todd Sloane
Sponsored by: Comprehensive Pharmacy Services
The drugstore chain and hospitals are accelerating efforts to meet patients' needs, such as: 'What do I have to do to get you in that MRI?'
06.25.15 by Paul Barr H&HN Senior Writer
Affordable Care Act withstands another critical judicial test.
06.25.15 by Matthew Weinstock
The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act was welcome news to hospital leaders. The ruling, they say, will help foster the move toward population health.