[wtr-time] CMS has shifted reimbursement models from fee-for-service to value-based care. Small workforces can pose challenges for rural hospitals.
[wtr-time] Hospitals who outsource emergency department management can benefit from decreased costs, high quality of care, and increased physician retention.
[wtr-time] Small hospitals can struggle to maximize reimbursement. But keeping rural hospitals open is critical to offering healthcare to small communities.
[wtr-time] MACRA has shifted physician payment from fee-for-service to value-based models. Providing high-quality care is more important than ever.
[wtr-time] Hospitals in rural America often struggle to operate efficiently while keeping costs low. A 24/7 telecase management strategy can have a positive impact.
[wtr-time] Rural hospitals face many issues related to staffing, lack of equipment, and funding which impacts care management, especially night time case management.
[wtr-time] Patient satisfaction is crucial to the success of a healthcare facility. The term encompasses everything from access to care to communicate with patients.
[wtr-time] HCAHPS is a survey that asks patients to rate different healthcare facilities. Learn more about the system and how good scores can benefit rural hospitals.
[wtr-time] Step Down Units are designed to provide an intermediate level of care between intensive care and surgical wards. SDUs are of particular value for rural and low-volume hospitals.
[wtr-time] The critical access hospital designation can offer benefits for some rural hospitals, such as cost-based reimbursement for Medicare services.