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Hospitals’ Stroke-Care Rankings Must Include Stroke Severity: Study

Hospitals’ risk-standardized stroke-care rankings can be unfairly impacted if the severity of strokes are not considered, says a new study from UCLA. Under the ACA, hospitals and medical centers must report their quality-of-care and risk-standardized outcomes for stroke and other … finish reading Hospitals’ Stroke-Care Rankings Must Include Stroke Severity: Study

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Survey Finds Many Healthcare Organizations Use Physician Alignment Criteria in Incentive Plans

Nearly 40 percent of healthcare organizations are using some kind of physician alignment criteria in their incentive plans, according to a new survey from Integrated Healthcare Strategies. The survey, which monitors trends in healthcare salary increases, incentive practices, and benefit … finish reading Survey Finds Many Healthcare Organizations Use Physician Alignment Criteria in Incentive Plans

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