Tag Archives: Hospitals

Why analytics can offer a helping hand at safety net hospitals

Congress’ recent directive to Medicare to ease the burden of hospital readmission penalties on safety net hospitals that serve low-income patients was definitely a step in the right direction. After all, once patients with high social needs are discharged, there is much that’s outside the hospital’s control. It isn’t fair to penalize providers when they… Read More »

Hospitals have until February 28 to submit eCQM data

Eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals have until the end of the month to submit electronic clinical quality measure data for the Inpatient Quality Reporting Program and Promoting Interoperability Program. By February 28, hospitals participating in the IQR Program for the Calendar Year 2018 reporting period must report via the QualityNet secure portal a minimum… Read More »

Cleveland Clinic rebrands newly acquired Florida hospitals, broadens footprint in Sunshine State

Cleveland Clinic has now officially rebranded four hospitals whose acquisition deals recently closed. Indian River Medical Center and Martin Health System leaders met with Cleveland Clinic officials Thursday and they also gathered with caregivers to share their vision for the newly integrated hospitals. THE IMPACT Both acquisitions will broaden Cleveland Clinic’s Florida footprint, as Martin… Read More »