This week’s Friday Five takes a look at the five hospitals/health care systems recognized as 2019 Pioneers in Quality Expert Contributors by The Joint Commission.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, ‘An Arm And A Leg’, This week, Sometimes doctors get the “medical stuff” right while patients still get the wrong care. That’s one finding from a study that sent fake patients — actors wired with recording devices — into real doctors’ offices.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, This week, The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Finance Committee this week unveiled a sweeping proposal that seeks to lower prescription drug prices for the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
By Anne Dabrow Woods – Healthcare’s shift from an episodic to a wellness model of care finally places patients where they should be—at the center of care. As current movements aim to elevate the patient experience, nurses play an important role as the…
By Art Gross – Earlier this month, a data breach affecting Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp, and Opko was announced, stemming from an incident caused by the collections vendor, American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA).
Kaufman Hall announced a collaborative initiative with Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) to uncover healthcare’s most pressing challenges in the pursuit of developing more sustainable performance improvement and cost transformation strategies.
This week’s Friday Five highlights some popular #hashtags to follow for all you doctors out there.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, ‘An Arm And A Leg’, This week, An MRI is one of those standard tests that doctors order routinely. But the price you’ll pay can be unpredictable.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, This week, Congress is finally getting down to real work on legislation to end “surprise” medical bills, which patients get if they inadvertently receive care from an out-of-network health providers or use one in an emergency.