Time invested was among the biggest predictors of success for a hospital's Facebook page, according to a recent study.
With the U.S. obesity epidemic at an all-time high and about 44 percent of physicians classified as overweight or obese, experts are calling for a similar disappearance of excess calories in physicians' work environments.
Consumer-directed health plans have become the second most popular employer-sponsored health plan after PPOs, according to a new survey from Aon Hewitt.
You may think you give your staff all of the instruction they need to get the job done, but nonetheless, you find yourself disappointed. Communication between managers and staff needs to go beyond explaining how to do things.
Health Care Service Corporation is getting even bigger. The fourth largest health insurer said Monday it would acquire Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana.
Successful implementation of health IT at any hospital is contingent on strong leadership, according to Terry Hill, executive director of the National Rural Health Resources Center in Duluth, Minn.
Over the past two years, Ochsner Health System in Jefferson Parish, La., has invested in data warehousing and recently launched a new EHR system. In this excerpt from the FierceHealthPayers' new eBook, Payers and providers: Using data analytics to identify fraud and waste , CIO Chris Belmont discusses the challenges and opportunities of data analytics and shared his organization's early successes.
Amid market pressures and health reform uncertainties, healthcare salary increases appear to be slowing down, according to the Hay Group CEO compensation study. Hospital CEO salaries saw a 3 percent bump in 2012, down from a 5 percent increase last year.
Your patients and your organizations could be at risk due to inadequate staffing, all because no one is listening to the needs highlighted by those closest to the patients.
Under a pay-for-performance model, Geisinger Health System's physicians saw more patients and earned higher compensation, executives at the nonprofit Pennsylvania system wrote in the September Health Affairs .