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Hospitals missing opportunity to increase EHR integration

Brief Published March 8, 2019 Dive Brief: Health systems are missing an opportunity to deliver on a potential benefit of consolidation by not aligning their acquisitions with their EHRs, according to a new Health Affairs analysis. Health Affairs reviewed data on 4,720 hospitals from the American Hospital Association survey and IT supplement from 2012 to… Read More »

Hospitals should focus on productivity gains to reduce costs, report finds

Dive Brief: The healthcare delivery industry could save between $ 1.2 trillion and $ 2.3 trillion over the next decade by focusing on productivity gains and not workforce expansion, according to a new McKinsey & Company report. From 2001 to 2016, the industry grew 3.3% annually to $ 1.3 trillion — with 99% of growth… Read More »