Tag Archives: hospitals

New Primary Care, Retail and Tech Entrants Motivating Hospitals to Grow Consumer Chops

Rising costs, generational shifts, digital transformation, and fast-growing investments in new health care models and technologies are forcing change in the legacy health care, noted in the State of Consumerism in Healthcare 2021: Regaining Momentum, from Kaufman, Hall & Associates. As the title of Kaufman Hall’s sixth annual report suggests, health care consumers are evolving… Read More »

Despite CMS rule, few hospitals post prices in a coherent fashion, study says

Dive Brief: Despite CMS issuing a new rule requiring hospitals to publish their prices for many services as of Jan. 1, few of the larger institutions are making such data readily available, according to a new study published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers found that fewer than half of the nation’s hospitals had chargemaster data… Read More »

More than 100 child patients moved to SickKids as COVID-strained hospitals close pediatric wards

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto News Health Canada Local hospitals are still seeing kids in their emergency departments, but if they have to be admitted, most are sent to Toronto, some from up to 70 km away Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Apr 27, 2021  •  13 minutes ago  •  4 minute read  • … Read More »