By Gopal Khanna MBA – Health care is constantly evolving. The business of improving people’s health has spawned what sometimes feels like an infinite stream of new technologies, ground-breaking treatments, and innovative models of care.
By David Hom & Dr. Kevin Keck – Value based care – where healthcare providers are paid for the quality of care outcomes achieved not merely the volume of services delivered – is finally coming to fruition and becoming a reality across healthcare.
By Ben Regalado – No doubt you saw the news that became a public relations nightmare for United Airlines, but you probably don’t know that Christiana Care Health System in Delaware had a similar incident come to light shortly after the United Airlines story broke.
Physician Hospitals of America (PHA) applauds Senator James Lankford (R-OK) for introducing important legislation that will improve patient access to physician-led hospitals.
By Andy Bindman MD – Recently, I spoke on a panel at the Commonwealth Fund’s International Symposium on Health Care Policy. It was an honor to share the stage with my distinguished co-panelists, ministers of health from several other Nations.
CMS finalized new Innovation Center models that continue the Administration’s progress to shift Medicare payments from rewarding quantity to rewarding quality by creating strong incentives for hospitals to deliver better care to patients at a lower cost.
By Patrick Conway MD & Andy Bindman MD – The Department of Health and Human Services identifies the engagement of Medicare beneficiaries as a cornerstone to achieving better care, smarter spending, and healthier people.
America’s hospitals continue to make strides towards improving patient safety and quality for common conditions for which people enter the hospital, according to The Joint Commission’s 2016 Annual Report: “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety.”
New Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) data find that medical practices focus on patient experience and access as patients face more options in how their care is delivered.
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