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Physician-Hospital Co-Management a Top Trend for 2014

In 2014, physicians will continue to be co-managers, actively engaging in the hospital and overseeing patient experience, quality of care and cost reduction, predicted Steven Valentine, president, The Camden Group, during a Healthcare 2014 strategic planning session. In looking at … finish reading Physician-Hospital Co-Management a Top Trend for 2014

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Identifying Opportunities in Care Coordination of Dual Eligibles

Coordinating the care of dual eligibles — individuals covered by both Medicare and Medicaid — is a significant business opportunity for healthcare organizations in 2013, advises Hank Osowski, managing director of Strategic Health Group. Today’s dual eligibles constitute about 18 … finish reading Identifying Opportunities in Care Coordination of Dual Eligibles

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New Web-based Tool Tracks Performance of Nation’s Healthcare System

A new Web-based measurement tool designed to track and measure critical U.S. healthcare industry data is now available from the HHS. The Health System Measurement Project combines data from a number of different federal agencies on a range of topical … finish reading New Web-based Tool Tracks Performance of Nation’s Healthcare System

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U.S. Healthcare Spending Higher Than Most Nations, But Rates Poorly in Quality

Despite spending up to two-thirds more per person on healthcare than several other industrialized countries, the United States does not provide superior care, according to a new study from The Commonwealth Fund. The United States has among the highest rates … finish reading U.S. Healthcare Spending Higher Than Most Nations, But Rates Poorly in Quality

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5 Findings to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations: Study

Avoidable hospitalizations is the number one patient-related concern facing the healthcare industry today, says a new study from Delta Health Technologies. The Delta Study to Reduce Hospitalizations: A National Study to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations through Home Care, conducted in-depth interviews … finish reading 5 Findings to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations: Study

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