This Week in Healthcare: May 24th, 2013

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May 25th, 2013
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The Shift Towards Outpatient Care

Hospitals and health systems predict a significant shift from inpatient care to outpatient care settings in 2013 and beyond as our healthcare system transitions to new care delivery and payment models.

What’s Your Local Hospital’s Safety Score?

The Hospital Safety Score assigns an A, B, C, D, or F grade to more than 2,500 general hospitals in the United States. The score grades general acute care hospitals on their patient safety from data that patient safety experts use to compare hospitals.


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Health IT

Digital health isn’t the application of a web site to clinical practice

Incentives push doctors to electronic medical records

Are you trying to figure out Interoperability for EHRs? Use this tool to help you

 

Health Costs

Studies debunk cost-shifting claims

Some Individual Policies Offer A Way To Shrink Deductibles

Primary care drives hospital revenue

Market Pressures May Keep Premiums Low As Health Law Kicks In

The cost of healthcare for a typical American family of four exceeds $22,000 this year

 

Healthcare Reform

$1B aimed at transforming healthcare

For Milliman’s perspectives on healthcare reform, click here

Downward pressure on health care costs

9 'Cs' lead to accountable care

Aetna Launches PatientCentered Medical Home Program in New York

A Glitch in PPACA and an IRS Regulatory Fix

ACA-induced healthcare shift spurs innovation

Latest Health Hurdle: Buying Insurance Without A Bank Account

 

Healthcare

We want teens to know about emergency contraception

Do nurse practitioners really need physician supervision?

Charity care offered as alternative to Medicaid expansion

A special issue on Transforming Primary Care Practice

 

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