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Looking Back to Move Forward: Healthcare Focus in 2018

Like many other industries, the healthcare industry consistently finds itself under the microscope, especially as it attempts to sustain itself under several competing pressures and a relatively unpredictable environment. And while the environment has been ripe for change, experimentation, and most importantly disruption, there has been a struggle to bring…

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Best of 2017: Highlights from CEO Jason Krantz

It’s been a spectacular year at Definitive Healthcare. We’ve seen amazing growth, expanded our customer base, and continued to make major enhancements to our product. And the reason we’ve been able to do this is our clients – their investment in us, their faith in our vision, and their feedback…

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Top Hospitals by Outpatient Medicare Claims

Throughout 2017 hospitals and care providers found themselves competing with outpatient care centers. In addition to nearly 8,700 ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in the U.S., hospitals must also compete with over 10,800 urgent care clinics and more than 2,500 retail clinics. Patients are continually seeking care that is both convenient…

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America’s Essential Hospitals Plagued by Healthcare Cuts

Federal indecision continues to hinder hospitals and healthcare facilities—particularly those serving the most vulnerable patient populations. For members of America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH), the debates over healthcare reform and program funding could mean decreased access for millions of patients. On Dec. 18, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)…

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Top Ambulatory EHR Systems by Hospital Implementation

EHR system implementation has been on the rise over the past 10 years. This is, at least in part, attributed to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Meaningful Use initiative that began in 2011. Under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, eligible providers…

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