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Top 10 Outpatient Diagnoses

Outpatient care has taken up an increasingly larger share of hospitals’ overall revenue and resources, especially as organizations try to reduce unnecessary admissions and lower costs. In 2014, over half of hospitals’ net patient revenue came from outpatient care. Based upon a review of Definitive Healthcare, the current state of…

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10 Hospitals Leading the Way in Outpatient Claims

Patient pursuit of more convenient (and less costly) alternatives to inpatient care, the rise of elective medical procedures, and the proliferation of new non-acute care settings are all factors contributing to healthcare’s outpatient migration trend. As the hospital market contracts and outpatient facilities like surgery centers and health clinics multiply,…

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Top 10 GPOs by Member Hospital Beds

Healthcare’s ongoing push towards clinically integrated networks, health information exchanges, and riskier reimbursement models like MACRA continue to drive consolidation trends in the industry as providers seek allies to help shoulder new technical and financial burdens. As such, the purchasing power of affiliated facilities stands to reach new heights. Group…

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Top 10 Teaching Hospital Open Payments Spenders & Recipients

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the latest data on certain payments made to physicians and teaching hospitals by healthcare drug and device manufacturers and Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs). Formally dubbed the CMS Open Payments Program and often referred to as the Sunshine Act, the program…

Top Telemedicine Implementations

Walgreens, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, is making big moves to meet their consumers’ growing demand for digital convenience when it comes to healthcare.  The company and telehealth provider MDLive have announced they will be adding 20 additional states to their virtual care system, bringing the total to…

Top 10 Psychiatric Hospitals in the US

Psychiatric hospitals are health care facilities specializing in care and treatment of patients affected and diagnosed with acute and/or chronic mental illnesses. Definitive Healthcare currently tracks 642 psychiatric hospitals in the US. Of these 642 hospitals, 17 scored in the 90th percentile or greater (best) for Hours of Seclusion, 69 scored in the 90th percentile or greater…

Top 10 Hospitals Using Epic EHR

Partners Healthcare, the Boston-based health system that includes 15 hospitals, has “gone live” with implementing a system-wide Epic Systems Corporation electronic health record (EHR). At an estimated cost of $1.2 billion, the implementation will create a single record system for all hospitals and facilities within the network. The implementation comes…

Top 10 Hospitals by Number of Affiliated Physicians

Recent reports predict that soon most doctors will have abandoned their private practices to have become employees of hospitals, multi-hospital affiliations, or the government. This transition and abandonment of private practices can be accredited to stricter regulations regarding health IT and the pressures to adopt electronic health records, along with…

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