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Geisinger, Bon Secours, Baptist Among Thomson Reuters’ Top Hospitals

Geisinger Medical Center, Bon Secours Health Systems and Baptist Medical Center are among the top 100 hospitals in the country for organizational performance, according to Thomson Reuters’ annual 100 Top Hospitals® study. The study evaluates performance in 10 areas: mortality; … finish reading Geisinger, Bon Secours, Baptist Among Thomson Reuters’ Top Hospitals

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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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Geisinger Remote Monitoring Program Reduces 30-Day Readmissions

A new remote monitoring tool from AMC Health has enabled Geisinger Health Plan (GHP) to reduce 30-day readmissions by 44 percent, and increase case manager efficiency in monitoring patients transitioning from hospital to home. The Geisinger Monitoring Program (GMP) interactive … finish reading Geisinger Remote Monitoring Program Reduces 30-Day Readmissions

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Baptist, Geisinger and Banner Among Top Performing Health Systems: Thomson Reuters

Baptist, Geisinger and Banner Health Systems are among the top 15 U.S. health systems named so for their balanced system-wide clinical performance. Thomson Reuters recently released its fourth annual study identifying the top U.S. hospitals; all of them showed high … finish reading Baptist, Geisinger and Banner Among Top Performing Health Systems: Thomson Reuters

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U.S. Heart Attack Patients More Likely To Be Readmitted to Hospital

Patients in the United States suffering a ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) following a heart attack were more likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days than patients in other countries, according to a study published in JAMA. … finish reading U.S. Heart Attack Patients More Likely To Be Readmitted to Hospital

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