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CMS warns hospitals they must disclose prices of care to consumers

Around two-thirds of the largest U.S. providers have not complied with the hospital price transparency final rule

Walmart to acquire telehealth provider MeMD

Will offer customers nationwide access to virtual urgent, behavioral and primary care

Three unrecommended preventive services cost Medicare $325 million annually

Researchers examine seven patient-specific services graded D by USPSTF

National Imaging Solutions acquires DynaRad

Obtains range of portable X-ray systems, including Micro-X Rover with nanotube tech

FTC report finds scant evidence to support manufacturer justification for repair restrictions

A look inside the report and its key findings as they relate to medical devices

Seven ways to rethink and reboot healthcare in the UK

LSE-Lancet commission proposes solutions to strengthen NHS and UK healthcare

Siemens unveils its fastest, single-source CT scanner, Somatom X.ceed

Somatom X.ceed is designed to simplify procedures in challenging clinical areas

Dignity Health agrees to $10 million settlement over False Claims allegations

Accused of improperly billing Medicare for surgical procedures

AAMI Product Showcase

Just some of the products and services that will be on display during the virtual 2021 AAMI Exchange

Can mobile apps help us reach ‘supply Nirvana’?

Lack of inventory management training is one of the major sources of supply chain inefficiency

Cost Containment Corner

Rx for burnout: value based care, smartphones and EMRs?

February 26, 2021

How breakthroughs in recent history reveal the way forward in healthcare

The case for CMGs as opposed to employing physicians directly

August 05, 2020

Understanding the benefits of contract management groups in healthcare settings

From app to service — a tool to battle COVID-19

July 03, 2020

How technology developed at Johns Hopkins to monitor HIV patients has been repurposed for the pandemic

The cost savings potential of non-emergency transport

April 07, 2020

A novel approach to ensuring patients are able to arrive on time to their appointments

Why insurers are adding air medical services to their networks

March 20, 2020

Understanding the unique advantage coverage brings to payors

Get more value from your medical equipment budget

February 14, 2020

Step-by-step advice to tighten up your spending

Five considerations for clinical communications

November 15, 2019

Choosing the right mobile devices for workflow efficiency

Data deluge presents opportunities, challenges

October 15, 2019

Looking ahead at new technology and drawing the line between hype and hope

Cost-effective solutions for healthcare IT deficiencies

September 03, 2019

Managing data is as fundamental to healthcare today as managing patients

Everyone’s part in the perfect EMR

August 07, 2019

Tips for optimizing your facility's approach to patient data

EHR optimization for increased employee satisfaction

July 09, 2019

What we need from EHRs today is different than what they were built for

Keep your feet on the ground and your data in the clouds

June 05, 2019

New investments show promise for better health tech

Healthcare’s history of adopting technology

May 03, 2019

Examining the industry's slow crawl toward the future

Building analytics: The future of facility operations

April 02, 2019

Because 'how's it going' is sometimes a loaded question

Who gets your vote for data governance?

February 06, 2019

Enterprise information management and the era of value-based care

Innovation on a clean slate – Sidra Medicine’s story

November 07, 2018

Dr. Avez Rizvi shares lessons he has learned about implementing best practices and fresh ideas

The price of peace of mind and patient safety

October 02, 2018

Insights from Michael McNeil, head of global product security for Philips

The biomedical services contract checklist

September 05, 2018

Wesley Reid shares tips for HTM professionals

Maintenance magic: A thoughtful approach to biomedical services delivers big savings

August 03, 2018

Cost containment insights from Wesley Reid

Reducing downtime using machine data analytics

July 10, 2018

How new technology helps predict the next breakdown before it happens

Virtual care and the real world impact

April 24, 2018

Dr. Nick van Terheyden on what it means for hospitals, physicians and patients

A modest proposal: Cost containment and the quality of life

March 02, 2018

Dr. Albert Shar assesses value through the eyes of the patient

Health care’s ‘quiet crisis’

February 02, 2018

Clinical teams need timely process control and standardization systems and tools

Strategic partnerships: A path to the three rights

November 10, 2017

Achieving the right care requires collaboration

How to improve readmission rates with a population of at-risk patients

October 13, 2017

Neil Smiley, founder Loopback Analytics, on why data analytics must be leveraged at every step

Health care’s uncertain future

August 01, 2017

A diverse set of skills are required for hospital leaders to succeed

Masterful patient onboarding with three important steps

July 17, 2017

When it comes to hospital patients, first impressions are everything

Preserving practice revenues in a multitasking world

June 06, 2017

How revenue cycle management companies can improve productivity and patient care

Cost Containment Corner - The importance of redesigning care for at-risk patients

May 10, 2017

Hospitals need to get smart to lower readmission rates

Growing your practice through patient financing options

April 03, 2017

Providing patients with greater financial flexibility is good for business

The right technology helps health care providers to weather uncertainty

March 21, 2017

With Trump and the GOP in charge of health care, Shawn Yates describes how changes might be implemented

Top five pain points when renovating a health care facility

February 03, 2017

Renovating a care center is easier said than done

Will the Trump card be played against Obamacare?

December 08, 2016

The president-⁠elect's rhetoric causes uncertainty

Impact of telemedicine in the high-stakes, high-cost ICU

November 16, 2016

Strategic partnerships are the key to success

Meeting patient demand through online appointment scheduling

October 14, 2016

Dr. Ronald Barg on how how Penn Medicine improved the way physicians connect with their patients

Braving OCR audits and business associate compliance

September 03, 2016

Cost containment corner: Phase 2 of the HIPAA Audit Program

Cost Containment Corner - Critical value-based challenges

August 03, 2016

A look at specific ways health care is destined to evolve

Cost Containment Corner - An ideal hospital

June 03, 2016

UMass Memorial Health Care uses an 'Idea System' to drive innovation and process improvement

How meaningful use brought about a new era of health care

May 21, 2016

Program will shift to include standardization of data use, interoperability

Cost Containment Corner - How well are you actually managing contracts?

March 02, 2016

From the Jan/Feb issue of HCB News magazine

Cost Containment Corner - Five steps to cost efficiency

November 27, 2015

From the November issue of HCB News magazine

Cost Containment Corner - 7 commonly outsourced clinical services

May 01, 2015

Hospitals impacted by the health care workforce shortage are outsourcing clinical services for relief

Is a ‘rep-les’ OR the key to controlling implant costs?

March 16, 2015

Addressing the barriers and benefits

Increasing health care enrollment under the ACA

February 02, 2015

Is your facility taking the right steps?

Health care fraud: Are you prepared to absorb the costs?

January 27, 2015

Tips to identify and prevent fraud

What does the U.S. health care industry have to do to survive?

October 28, 2014

Tom Spees offers his thoughts

How to save on service and parts

September 04, 2014

Ed Sloan offers advice and information of the sector