A Hospital's Tale

February 2007
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb2007, Vol. 61 Issue 2, Special section p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on data report of the healthcare financial management association in the U.S. According to the author, delivering health care means processing and analyzing huge volumes of data, and turning data into usable information. On the other hand, healthcare financial executives need to relay how organization is performing in patient outcomes, resource utilization, and quality measures so that comparisons between the hospital and its competition are done fairly. INSETS: The Scourge of Infection;What Is HCAHPS?;Major Pay-for- Performance Initiatives.


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