The Ever-Stronger Case for Bundled Payments

While there is never a quick fix or single solution, the mounting evidence is conclusive: bundled payments promise to alleviate challenges and provide solutions to hurdles the healthcare system faces every day. Clay Richards, CEO discusses the ever-stronger case for bundled payments.

The Rapidly Evolving Role of Nurse Executives

“Nurse leaders are optimally positioned to ensure that we look at the entire episode of care and all parts of the care continuum,” Heather O'Sullivan, Chief Clinical Officer, shares her thoughts on the rapidly evolving role of nurse executives.

Despite Provision Delay, New Bundles on Schedule

Federal officials say new mandatory models still will launch in July. Brian Fuller, Vice President of Value-Based Care, shares his thoughts.

Tackling the ‘Patient Choice Paradox’ of Post-Acute Care Selection

Brian Fuller, Vice President of Value-Based Care tackles the issue hospitals and other healthcare facilities face: once a patient is ready to be discharged, what are next appropriate steps?

How to Pick and Get the Most Out of a Readmissions Risk and Needs Assessment Tool

Cheri Bankston, director of clinical advisory services, explains how to get the most out of your readmissions risk assessment tool to McKnight's Long Term Care.

Variant Post-Acute Care Needs Measuring to be Managed

Carter Paine, Chief Operating Officer, speaks with Managed Care Magazine about measuring variant post-acute care.

Outlook for 2017: Value-based payment will continue, but who will lead the way?

Value-based payment is likely to survive under the Trump administration, though who leads these initiatives and how they are structured may change.

Post-Acute Lessons

We began the year defining what we mean by the term “post-acute care.”

Get to Know… Emily Tyson – VP, Product at naviHealth

Emily Tyson grew up in Alabama before attending Washington and Lee University, a liberal arts school in Lexington, Virginia. Get to know Emily, now VP, Product at naviHealth.

Rule Change Could Push Hospitals To Tell Patients About Nursing Home Quality

Hospitals have long been reluctant to share with patients their assessments of which nursing homes are best because of a Medicare requirement that patients' choices can't be restricted.

4 strategies to improve care transitions

The mission to improve Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health's care transitions started with a dog.

MACRA drives physicians toward value-based care

When Congress passed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act last year, it came at a time when physicians and other stakeholders were feeling intense fatigue over the numerous efforts to reform the U.S. health care system.

4 things you need to know about the growing role of care coordinators

Two industry developments are raising care coordinators' profile in clinical settings, and will likely encourage health care organizations to bring even more on board.