The Health Care Consumer
Six things consumers will know about you

As Americans become adept at shopping for health care, they are demanding — and finding — certain facts about providers.


The New Health Care CEO
Building the next generation of leaders

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.


Preventing Falls
How one hospital is cutting patient falls

The University of Mississippi Medical Center dramatically cut patient falls with a coordinated strategy that others could replicated.


Mapping Your Business Strategy
The future role of the health care strategist

This special section offers tools to navigate the evolving landscape.


H&HN Daily

Data Dig

Secondhand Smoke: Good News and Bad

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.


Popular Articles

How to Succeed at Fee-for-Service While Preparing for Value-based Payment

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
Ian Morrison previews the Health Forum AHA Leadership Summit

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
The Traits of Today's Ideal Health Care CEO

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

Partner Articles

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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

Sponsored by: Deloitte

Calculating the Cost of Length of Stay

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has again changed the value-based purchasing metrics for inpatient care. New in 2015, there is increased emphasis on outcomes and efficiency and a smaller focus on clinical and patient experience outcomes.

07.01.15 by

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

Sponsored by: Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

Editor's Picks

Pamela Thompson
Addressing Violence in the Health Care Workplace

Emergency nurses are frequently victims of violence, but often fail to report it. Encouraging them to report acts of physical and verbal violence helps to ensure their safety.

07.02.15 by
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Feds Eye Tweaks to Two-midnight Rule

CMS’ proposal is met with mixed reaction from hospital leaders. The agency is also proposing at a negative update for hospital outpatient services.

07.02.15 by
CVS Health Investing in Patient Care and Data

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