Article Commentary by: John Cobb, Global Healthcare Services
Imagine having financially prepared and discovering that instead of covering your expenses in the coming year, you would fall short for the next two years and the only solution was to cut 2% off of your annual budget? In the case of a recent cost reduction article, that 2% equated to $50 million.
Article commentary by: Garth Hogan, Global Healthcare Services
We support lowering the cost of healthcare through improved efficiency and technology. Patients being able to utilize smart devices will help them to stay connected providers and update valuable information between office visits and therefore keeping medical costs down.
Hospital and health system partnership transactions for 2017 total 87 as of the end of the third quarter, setting a pace for transactions in 2017 that may exceed the 102 deals completed in 2016. Twenty-nine transactions were announced in the third quarter of 2017, slightly less than the 31 deals announced in the second quarter, according to the latest analysis by Kaufman Hall