TITLE

A Model of Efficiency

AUTHOR(S)
Weinstock, Matthew
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Aug2009, Vol. 83 Issue 8, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Medicare payment-only initiative at Novant Health aimed at helping the hospital determine efficiencies and lower costs. Under the initiative, Novant assessed its finances with the assumption that all payments are Medicare payments. It outlines the attempts of U.S. hospitals to control costs and improve the quality of care. It describes the steps involved in the initiative of Novant. It outlines the steps taken by Novant hospitals to create high quality patient experience and reduce costs. INSETS: Mayo Finds a Silver Lining;You May Feel a Little Pain.
ACCESSION #
43985742

 

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