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Just 13% of hospital CFOs ready for new payment models

Dive Brief: Confidence among the country’s hospital CFOs is low, with just 13% saying their organization is “very prepared” to handle new healthcare payment and delivery models with current financial planning tools, according to Kaufman Hall’s 2019 CFO Outlook: Healthcare report. That’s down from 15% in 2018.  Less than a quarter of CFOs (23%) are “very confident” their… Read More »

California hospital revenue, profitability rose under ACA, Medicaid expansion

Dive Brief: California hospitals revenue and profitability increased under the Affordable Care Act, thanks largely to Medicaid expansion, with government hospitals being the biggest winners, according to a new National Bureau of Economic Research working paper. The average hospital saw a gain of about $ 55,000 in annual Medicaid revenue per bed, up 27% over… Read More »

Croup Symptoms, Hospital Readmissions Reduced With Glucocorticoids

January 08, 2019 Share this content: Glucocorticoids reduced the rate of hospital return visits and admissions compared with placebo in children with croup. Children with croup who were administered glucocorticoids had reduced symptoms at 2 through 24 hours and lower rates of return hospital visits and admissions, according to a clinical analysis published in Annals… Read More »