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LeanTaaS, Hospital IQ join forces to address hospital operational optimization

Fierce Healthcare

LeanTaaS, Hospital IQ join forces to address hospital operational optimization. aburky. Tue, 01/10/2023 - 15:00

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Medicare-certified hospitals must supply ownership data

Fierce Healthcare

Medicare-certified hospitals must supply ownership data. fdiamond. Tue, 12/20/2022 - 16:46

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Orlando Health to launch AI-driven hospital-at-home services

Healthcare It News

Data from the new hospital-at-home platform will be accessible through Orlando Health's Epic electronic health records through a multi-year agreement with the connected health and digital therapeutics company.

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Hospital Cost Tool and Resources

NASHP

Understanding Hospital Costs. As health care spending continues to rise — with the largest proportion of those expenditures on hospital services — states and other purchasers are seeking to better understand and address hospitals’ costs. Hospital Cost Tool.

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A Guide to Virtual Care Technology: 5 Steps to Creating Your Continuum of Care

This guide addresses the increased demand for and benefits of expanding your virtual care options to help retain patients, cut down on hospital readmissions, and expand revenue opportunities.

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Hospital finances in 2022: Outlook is grim

Healthcare ECONOMIST

Based on some recent reports, hospital finances in 2022 look poor. According to a report from the American Hospital Association , hospital margins are down 37% from pre-pandemic (2019) levels. Moreover, more than half hospitals are projected to have negative margins.

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How surgicalist programs bolster hospital marketing

Health Care Dive

Learn how the introduction of a surgicalist program can yield valuable marketing opportunities for your hospital

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CDC: Bivalent vaccine cuts risk of COVID hospitalization by half

Fierce Healthcare

CDC: Bivalent vaccine cuts risk of COVID hospitalization by half. fdiamond. Mon, 12/19/2022 - 15:28

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M&A: LeanTaaS Acquires Hospital IQ, Combined Valuation Exceeds $1B

HIT Consultant

a provider of AI-powered and SaaS-based capacity management and patient flow software for health systems, today announced it has acquired Hospital IQ , a provider of intelligent automation solutions for hospitals. Acquisition Creates Largest AI-Powered Hospital Operation Provider.

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Flu hospitalizations nearly double in week after Thanksgiving

Fierce Healthcare

Flu hospitalizations nearly double in week after Thanksgiving. fdiamond. Mon, 12/05/2022 - 16:07

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Challenges faced by rural hospitals

Healthcare ECONOMIST

A core challenge in rural communities is declining access to hospital care. Eight percent of rural hospitals have closed over the last decade, and closure rates have increased in recent years. 8 Even hospitals that remain open are downsizing and closing individual service lines. Rural hospitals aiming to increase revenues may aim to increase bed occupancy, but the only way to do this in rural areas typically involves increasing patient transportation time to the hospital.

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A Guide to Improved Sepsis Detection & Compliance: 6 Areas You Should Address

This guide highlights key areas that your sepsis detection platform should address to minimize the impact of this leading, entirely preventable cause of in-hospital deaths, as well as how to increase compliance by 20% in 30 days. Download to learn more!

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15 Minnesota hospitals reach tentative deal to avoid 15,000-nurse strike

Fierce Healthcare

15 Minnesota hospitals reach tentative deal to avoid 15,000-nurse strike. dmuoio. Tue, 12/06/2022 - 16:52

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November's hospital margins up 12% monthly thanks to cooling expenses

Fierce Healthcare

November's hospital margins up 12% monthly thanks to cooling expenses. dmuoio. Wed, 01/04/2023 - 16:21

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Hospital lobbying against Medicare cuts intensifies

Health Care Dive

Hospital interests are sending letters to top congressional leadership and even launching ad campaigns in a bid to stave off pending Medicare cuts

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CMS guides hospitals on co-location of staff, services

Health Care Dive

The agency's final guidance on the practice of sharing resources in an effort to improve provider efficiency drew praise from the American Hospital Association

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VCU Health Brings Hospital-At-Home Program To Central Virginia

Home Health Care

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Health has rolled out a hospital-at-home program — the first in central Virginia. We felt like it was a really great opportunity for us, as a health system, to jump into the waters of hospital-at-home.” CMS Hospital at home VCU Health System

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Hospitals urge Biden, Becerra to extend emergency declarations as hospitalizations reach pandemic highs

Fierce Healthcare

Hospitals urge Biden, Becerra to extend emergency declarations as hospitalizations reach pandemic highs. dmuoio. Wed, 01/12/2022 - 14:53

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15 Healthcare Marketing Strategies to Attract Today’s Healthcare Consumer

Healthcare Success

Hospitals, health systems, and medical practices must evolve to meet these changing needs to remain competitive or risk falling behind. It’s often the first thing consumers see; if it’s not optimized, it may also be the last time a person considers your hospital or healthcare practices.

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Study: Medicaid expansion states saw declines in postpartum hospitalizations

Fierce Healthcare

Study: Medicaid expansion states saw declines in postpartum hospitalizations. rking. Fri, 01/06/2023 - 15:49

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Omicron wave greatly increased infant hospitalization, says CDC

Fierce Healthcare

Omicron wave greatly increased infant hospitalization, says CDC. fdiamond. Thu, 12/01/2022 - 12:02

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AHA: Drugmaker 340B restrictions are harming safety net hospitals financially

Fierce Healthcare

AHA: Drugmaker 340B restrictions are harming safety net hospitals financially. rking. Mon, 11/14/2022 - 16:42

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Upcoming Medicaid redeterminations could hamper hospitals, payers

Healthcare Dive

Medicaid eligibility checks beginning in April will likely curb hospital revenue and enrollment growth for payers, Moody's Investors Service said in a report

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Nurses at Massachusetts Tenet hospital ratify contract, ending 9-month strike

Health Care Dive

The deal includes some staffing improvements that were top priorities for nurses, including limits on how many patients can be assigned in certain hospital units, along with wage increases, the union said

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CMS threatens citations for hospitals without appropriate workplace safety practices

Fierce Healthcare

CMS threatens citations for hospitals without appropriate workplace safety practices. dmuoio. Tue, 11/29/2022 - 12:17

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Maintaining an inbound chain of custody for hospitals

Healthcare Dive

Learn how healthcare stakeholders can build and maintain an inbound chain of custody at a busy hospital with competing priorities

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2023 forecast: 7 immediate and long-term priorities for hospital leaders

Fierce Healthcare

2023 forecast: 7 immediate and long-term priorities for hospital leaders. dmuoio. Fri, 12/16/2022 - 18:10

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Physician income dips when hospitals buy practices: Health Affairs

Health Care Dive

Average doctor pay slipped in hospital employment arrangements even as health systems typically benefit financially from acquiring physician practices

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More hospitals are electronically sharing health information

Healthcare Dive

However, discrepancies among providers hint at ongoing challenges

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RAND: Private plans paid hospitals 224% more than Medicare rates

Fierce Healthcare

RAND: Private plans paid hospitals 224% more than Medicare rates. rking. Fri, 05/13/2022 - 15:26

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Healthgrades Releases Top 24 Hospitals Leading Early COVID Care

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Healthgrades announced its Leading Hospitals in Early COVID Care list of the top 24 U.S. hospitals that provided exceptional care while treating the highest volumes of coronavirus patients during the first wave of the pandemic. Hospitals across the U.S.

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New Jersey hospitals appeal FTC merger challenge

Health Care Dive

Hackensack Meridian Health, the largest health system in New Jersey, wants to to acquire a close competitor. The Federal Trade Commission won an injunction to stop the deal, which is now headed to an appeals court

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Does hospital crowding matter?

Healthcare ECONOMIST

As the rates of COVID-19 increased the burden on hospitals in the early months of the pandemic, hospitals were decry a lack of beds and pressure on staff. While COVID-19 is of course a very acute case of over-crowding, a more general question is how much does hospital crowding impact health outcomes. The outcomes of interest were 7-day unplanned readmission and 30-day in-hospital mortality. Hospitals Operations Research Overcrowding Readmissions

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Hospitals rank low across industries for patient and employee satisfaction

Healthcare It News

The 2023 Healthcare Experience Trends report aims to provide healthcare leaders with a global snapshot of insights and recommendations on what patients expect and what employees need. WHY IT MATTERS.

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Industry Voices—Key to rural hospital survival: Sustainable solutions for patient financial engagement

Fierce Healthcare

Industry Voices—Key to rural hospital survival: Sustainable solutions for patient financial engagement hlandi Tue, 01/24/2023 - 09:47

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Health system hospitals, physicians deliver 'marginally' better care at higher cost than independent peers: study

Fierce Healthcare

Health system hospitals, physicians deliver 'marginally' better care at higher cost than independent peers: study dmuoio Wed, 01/25/2023 - 13:52

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2023 forecast: Amid dwindling COVID relief funds, rural hospitals face a 'fiscal cliff'

Fierce Healthcare

2023 forecast: Amid dwindling COVID relief funds, rural hospitals face a 'fiscal cliff'. agliadkovskaya. Mon, 12/19/2022 - 14:42

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Beware the Holiday Hospital

Baird Group

Years ago, I heard a healthcare leader talk about the four hospitals within every hospital. He said that there was the daytime hospital, the nighttime hospital, the weekend hospital, and the holiday hospital.

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How government funding kept California hospitals afloat when COVID struck

Fierce Healthcare

How government funding kept California hospitals afloat when COVID struck. fdiamond. Fri, 09/23/2022 - 15:35

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KFF: For-profit hospital system margins surge past pre-pandemic levels

Fierce Healthcare

KFF: For-profit hospital system margins surge past pre-pandemic levels. rking. Mon, 12/05/2022 - 16:05

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Fitch: Nonprofit hospitals' outlook 'deteriorating' for remainder of 2022

Fierce Healthcare

Fitch: Nonprofit hospitals' outlook 'deteriorating' for remainder of 2022. dmuoio. Wed, 08/17/2022 - 14:01

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Hospitals clamp down on elective surgeries as COVID-19 surges

Health Care Dive

Cleveland Clinic, Banner Health and other hospital systems are pausing nonessential procedures, while provider groups issued a joint statement Friday declaring that doctors and nurses are exhausted and heartbroken

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Hospital design should bring hospitals back into the community

Healthcare It News

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