Healthcare Management

Healthcare Management

Learn the ins and outs of today's healthcare management industry, including news, quality control standards, process improvement techniques, tips, tricks and industry trends.

rising healthcare job outlook

Healthcare workers are increasingly confident that they chose the right career path with job security, according to a new poll. Respondents posted a confidence level of nearly 60% in the third quarter of 2013, the...
Baystate Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice

Unionized nurses in Massachusetts have filed a class-action lawsuit claiming their employer owes them overtime pay. In the lawsuit filed in December 2013, Baystate Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice (BVNAH) nurses said they are required...
healthcare costs

Individuals aren’t the only people who are carefully monitoring healthcare costs. According to findings from the “State of Employee Benefits in the Workplace” survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 83 percent...
accountable care organizations

Growing numbers of hospital executives plan to implement accountable care organizations (ACO) in 2014, according to one study, but a second study revealed that nearly half of the executives remain skeptical of their benefits. ACOs...
Affordable Care Act 2014

A new year always brings change – and that’s especially true in 2014 as many aspects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or “Obamacare,” take effect Jan. 1. Designed to increase health insurance’s quality and affordability,...
university of florida shands hospital

A 2010 decision by two large Florida healthcare systems to form a regional collaboration to share resources and trim costs is paying off, according to a study published by The American Journal of Accountable...
luxury hospitals

Flat screen televisions, room service meals and massage services are amenities available at many hotels, but these luxurious perks are also starting to appear in hospitals across the country. Some hospitals are so luxurious that...
ehr

The adoption and use of electronic health records (EHRs) by hospitals and physicians has grown rapidly since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act became law – creating Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs –...
healthcare.gov

There have been noticeable improvements, but glitches and bugs continue to frustrate users of the federal government's online healthcare marketplace. After a dismal start in October, the Obama administration now reports that about 95 percent...
affordable care act

Under the Affordable Care Act, many changes are taking place in the field of health care. The shift in the health care system has prompted several states to engage in creative advertising encouraging citizens...