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For some surgeries, hospital rankings not tied to better outcomes

(Reuters Health) – When it comes to common gastrointestinal operations, such as weight loss surgery, a U.S. hospital’s ranking may not equate with better outcomes, a new study suggests. For patients undergoing several common minimally-invasive abdominal surgeries, rates of death and serious complications at hospitals ranked high in the U.S. News and World Report annual… Read More »

About 1 in 5 healthcare payments is tied to value-based model

Brief Published Jan. 11, 2019 Dive Brief: Value-based care and other healthcare quality initiatives have made inroads, with an estimated 4% annual growth in value-based payments and 7% average annual increase in hospitals and clinicians participating in major clinical registries, a new Q-Centrix report shows. The consultancy’s report looks at participation in quality programs and resource… Read More »