The Business Of Healthcare – Becker’s Hospital Review

Here is a good resource for the business of health care: Becker’s Hospital Review.

The links below are just some examples of what is on the site.

Here is an article At least 26 nonprofit hospitals at risk of bankruptcy: 5 things to know from the site.

And here’s another article on the home page:

Here are some of the today’s top 20 stories from the site’s home page:

Today’s Top 20 Stories
  1. 6 things to know about CEO turnover in 2017

    Throughout 2017, 107 hospital CEOs left their posts, which is a 31 percent decrease from 2016, according to a report released Wednesday by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a global outplacement consultancy and executive coaching firm.  By Alia Paavola – 
  2. Tax refunds drive out-of-pocket healthcare spending: 4 findings

    Tax refund payments play a key role in determining when consumers spend money on healthcare, according to an analysis from JPMorgan Chase Institute.  By Kelly Gooch – 
  3. Green Valley Hospital CEO: We will exit bankruptcy status by February

    Green Valley (Ariz.) Hospital, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy April 2017, is expected to emerge from bankruptcy status by the end of the month and name a new owner shortly after, according to Green Valley News.  By Alia Paavola– 
  1. Council members propose bill to prevent Nashville General from ending inpatient care

    Two members of The Metropolitan Council proposed a bill Tuesday preventing any changes to Nashville (Tenn.) General Hospital’s operating agreement with the city until mid-2019, Nashville Public Radio reports.  By Alyssa Rege – 
  2. ‘Don’t go public’ and ‘Don’t do deals’: Here are Epic’s 13 guiding principles

    Verona, Wis.-based EHR vendor Epic ingrains a set of values in its staff, a former Epic employee wrote in a blog post.  By Julie Spitzer – 
  3. CMS launches new bundled payment model: 6 things to know

    CMS announced a new voluntary bundled payment model on Tuesday, which is the first advanced alternative payment model introduced by the Trump administration.  By Ayla Ellison – 
  1. 12 takeaways from the 2018 JP Morgan Healthcare Conference — while the destination is uncertain, the direction is clear

    The recent breathtaking flurry of mega-mergers coupled with increasingly challenging market forces and an ever shifting political landscape has cast a cloud of confusion regarding where the U.S. healthcare delivery system is heading.    By Dan Michelson, CEO, Strata Decision Technology – 
  2. In contrast with Trump administration, Azar backs mandatory bundled payments

    HHS secretary nominee Alex Azar was grilled on everything from welfare reform to drug prices at his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday, but his most surprising answers revealed support for mandatory pilot programs.  By Emily Rappleye – 
  3. Baltimore County to file opioid epidemic lawsuit against drugmakers, distributors

    Baltimore County will file a lawsuit against drugmakers and drug distributors to recoup county funds expended in response to the opioid crisis, according to an announcement made by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz Monday.  By Brian Zimmerman – 
  4. Rural hospital in California files for bankruptcy

    Surprise Valley Health Care District, which operates 26-bed Surprise Valley Hospital in Cedarville, Calif., filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy Jan. 4.  By Ayla Ellison– 

15. 7 payer-provider contract agreements, disputes

Becker’s Hospital Review reported these seven contract resolutions and dissolutions between payers and providers this year, beginning with the most recent.  By Morgan Haefner – 

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