Healthcare Headlines Blog

Healthcare Headlines: March 2019

By Kindred Healthcare

Physicians Generate $2.4M Annually for Their Hospitals, Study Finds

Recent survey shows that physicians generate an average of $2,378,727 per year in net revenue for their affiliated hospitals. Read more

Study: Physician Burnout, Work-Life Integration Improving

Latest report indicates physician burnout and satisfaction with work-life integration improved between 2014 and 2017, but not all aspects studied saw gains each year. Read more

Stark Law Changes Will Open Up Value-Based Model Participation, Verma Says

The first major announcement on the Stark Law overhaul notes removing barriers for doctors to participate in value-based arrangements and clarifying areas of noncompliance for doctors. Read more

'Your Condition Is Treatable,' a Doctor Says. What Does the Patient Hear?

Healthcare providers and their patients often hear or say the same word but often mean something very different – “treatable,” for example. Check out some of these common points of miscommunication and how to avoid them. Read more

The Challenges, Opportunities of Patient-Generated Data

Arm yourself with a better understanding of the opportunities, challenges and security concerns patient-generated health data presents to digital health. Read more

AHA Releases New Report, Resources on Telehealth

Get to know the tools — the AHA's Center for Health Innovation just released the second in a series of new market intelligence tools for hospital and health system leaders. Read more

Analytics Taking a Front-and-Center Role in the Transition to Value-Based Care

With healthcare costs continually rising, some companies are addressing inefficiencies by leveraging analytics to improve business functions and patient experience. Read more

By Kindred Healthcare