The nonprofit has yet to publicly issue a comprehensive financial statement, but some initial figures illustrate how Cleveland Clinic — like some other major hospital chains — has actually prospered financially during the pandemic.
Providers face staffing shortages and continued pressure on margins while payers are challenged by people who continue to put off care, resulting in a member base that is sicker and has more complex conditions.
Payers are flagging concerns about changes to a CMS model aimed at encouraging more healthy consumers to sign up for insurance coverage, while new research finds the proposal could backfire.
Healthcare organizations need data-driven dashboards to empower providers with successful insights.
Value-focused solutions can help life sciences groups make the switch to value-based contracting.
Staffing agencies ‘exploiting’ nurse shortage, hospital lobby says in letter urging White House to investigate
With nurses in high demand, hospitals and nursing homes are forced to accept “exorbitant” rates set by staffing agencies, their lobbies argue.
Health systems used financial incentives for quality and cost performance measures, but the percentage of total physician compensation based on quality and cost was just 9% for primary-care providers, according to the study.
The documents elaborate on how to engage patients to improve trial design and use patient-reported outcomes.
The study will test a version of the biotech’s COVID-19 shot that’s tailored to the infectious variant. New data, meanwhile, help affirm the benefit of a third dose of Moderna’s current vaccine.
The news comes on the heels of HCA’s plans to build three new hospitals in Florida, another core market for the Nashville-based health system.