Medicare Math

Oct 03, 2014 at 06:33 pm by Staff

… Or How a 2.3 Percent Raise Became a 3 Percent Reduction At first glance, the FY-2015 revision of the Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment systems (IPPS) by the.... Read More

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: : Dr. Thomas Lavie Knows the Healing Power of Art

Oct 03, 2014 at 06:33 pm by Staff

Psychiatrist Thomas Lavie, MD, and abstract expressionist artist Willem de Kooning are both well acquainted with loss and new beginnings. At age 22, de Kooning left his home.... Read More

Local Experts Weigh in on Hospital Reimbursement

Oct 03, 2014 at 06:33 pm by Staff

Let’s talk reimbursement. Hospitals have absorbed $121 billion of new cuts since 2010, including $2.1 billion in uncollected debts. In 2012, the American Hospital Association.... Read More

Direct Pay Business Models Changing Reimbursement Landscape

Oct 03, 2014 at 06:33 pm by Staff

Remember when medicine revolved around patient care rather than ICD codes? While the days of country docs trading chickens for childbirth are long past, the simpler practice.... Read More

MedSolutions Selected to Participate in CMS Bundled Payments

Oct 03, 2014 at 06:33 pm by Staff

MedSolutions, a diversified healthcare cost management company based in Franklin, recently announced it has been selected to participate in the Centers for Medicare and Medic.... Read More

Turning Predictive Modeling into Practical Medicine

Oct 03, 2014 at 06:33 pm by Staff

“Predictive modeling, on its face, has absolutely no value.” That’s a strong statement from a man who makes his living in the field, but Dan Hogan, president and CEO of Nash.... Read More

Plugging In for Peace of Mind

Oct 03, 2014 at 06:33 pm by Staff

Evermind Technology Supports Independent Living Necessity might be the mother of invention, but for Dave Gilbert, PhD, it was actually grandmother who made invention a neces.... Read More

IOM Report: U.S. Health System Not Designed to Meet the Needs of Patients at End of Life

Oct 03, 2014 at 06:33 pm by Staff

According to a report released Sept. 17 by the Institute of Medicine, the U.S. healthcare system is not properly designed to meet the needs of patients nearing the end of lif.... Read More

HEALTHCARE ENTERPRISE: NaviLife Health Solutions

Oct 03, 2014 at 06:33 pm by Staff

Helping Hospitals Navigate Patient Throughput Middle Tennessee can add another national headquarters to the long list of healthcare service firms that call this area home..... Read More

Health Care Council Launches 2015 Fellows Recruitment

Oct 03, 2014 at 06:33 pm by Staff

Recruitment for the 2015 Fellows class — an annual initiative of the Nashville Health Care Council — is underway. Now in its third year, this nationally unique program bring.... Read More