Read Time: 4 minutes A hospital’s rate of 72-hour return visits links directly to quality measures and reimbursement rates. Better case management may be the solution.
Read Time: 4 minutes Remote case management helps to reduce strain on employees, improve efficiency, and increase revenue. This is a vital strategy for rural hospitals.
Read Time: 4 minutes Using telemedicine to eliminate unnecessary transfers can decrease costs and improve the quality of care. It could be the key to saving rural hospitals.
Read Time: 4 minutes Telepharmacy and telecase management, allow both hospitals and patients to deliver and receive quality healthcare while keeping costs low.
Read Time: 4 minutes Knowing the needs of a community is vital to providing high-quality healthcare. Hospitals need to know how to meet the needs of small communities.
Read Time: 4 minutes New CMS inpatient payment models are designed to help rural healthcare. The new reimbursement rewards for high-quality data reporting.
Read Time: 4 minutes High-quality care to rural populations is critical. Reducing inappropriate admissions is vital for the rural hospital to keep costs low.
Read Time: 4 minutes The critical access hospital designation can offer benefits for some rural hospitals, such as cost-based reimbursement for Medicare services.