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Medicare, Medicaid hospital payment cuts to hit $252.6B, industry study finds

Link to original article from HealthcareDive Dive Brief: Reductions in federal payments to hospitals will total $252.6 billion from 2010 through 2029, reflecting the cumulative impact of a series of legislative and regulatory actions,…
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The Power of Virtual "What-if" Solutions vs. Traditional What-if

  What are What-If Scenarios? What-if Scenario Analysis is a industry term for modeling and simulation techniques used to yield various projections for an outcome, based on selectively changing inputs. A hospital can use…
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Traditional Benchmarking Dashboards Fall Flat with ED Lean Strategies

 Dashboards are great for at-a-glance reporting and to keep track of how performance evolves, however, it takes a great deal of time to interpret data sets on a deeper level to avoid making operational changes which may cause…
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EHR Data Analysis: Uncover The Bigger Picture

Healthcare leadership is challenged daily to make informed decisions, cutting off wasted resources while ensuring safety and satisfaction in the Patient Journey.  One way this is periodically re-evaluated is through EHR Data Analysis: pulling…

Small not-for-profit hospitals see biggest margin rebound

September 03, 2019 04:29 PM Fitch: Small not-for-profit hospitals see biggest margin rebound Original article by: TARA BANNOW  Not-for-profit hospitals' and health systems' median operating margins bounced back more than 10%…

50% of hospitals plan to invest in non-clinical AI by 2021, survey finds

50% of hospitals plan to invest in non-clinical AI by 2021, survey finds Andrea Park - Wednesday, August 7th, 2019    Print     | Email Link to original article Although most hospital leaders are unfamiliar with the specifics of automated…

60% of payers, providers plan to allocate funds to predictive analytics

60% of payers, providers plan to allocate funds to predictive analytics Mackenzie Garrity - 3 hours ago    Print     | Email Link to original article in Becker's Hospital Review Payers and providers plan to put their money toward…

Breaking: CMS Hospital Outpatient, Physician Payment Rules Released

  Link to original Article by AHA 1. In OPPS rule, CMS seeks to increase transparency, maintain site-neutral cuts The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services late today issued a proposed rule that would increase…

Trump administration updates AI strategy, with emphasis on transparency, data integrity

The White House wants "explainable" systems for healthcare, not black boxes, and wants research into new technologies that are "reliable, dependable, safe, and trustworthy." Link to original article By Mike Miliard June 24, 2019 04:32…