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Hospital Pricing Practices: Transparency And Clarity Are Lacking

Photocredit: GettyGetty In 2019 what’s the biggest driver of healthcare cost growth? If you answered prescription drugs I can’t blame you, as that has been the media’s focus as well as the President, Congress, and presidential candidates. The truth is far more complex. To paraphrase President Trump, “healthcare is complicated.” Since 2015, the average pace… Read More »

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 »

Baby Atharva Who Miraculously Survived a Fall From 4th Floor Discharged From The Hospital

Baby Atharva (Photo Credits: Fortis Hospital) On January 3, 2019, the parents of a distraught 14-month-old baby boy Atharva, rushed the child to the hospital. The toddler was brought in with injuries he sustained after falling from the 4th floor of their Deonar home. Atharva had strayed into the balcony, which was not protected by… Read More »