Healthcare Trends

6 Key Healthcare Trends Emerging from the Pandemic

We know the pandemic has spawned new healthcare trends. And often, our business is in a unique position to observe and analyze these trends in real-time. With clients across the full spectrum of healthcare, we monitor how providers and other healthcare organizations are affected by COVID-19 and what they’re doing to evolve and survive. Employee …

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Healthcare in 2021: Top Disruptions Bound To Impact The Way Healthcare Is Delivered

Over the past few years, the healthcare sector has evolved significantly. Almost all the aspects of the healthcare sector, such as service delivery, communications, operation, medical equipment, and drug development, have grown remarkably and improved the overall health outcome. Technology has played a crucial role in changing the healthcare delivery system. Apart from increasing healthcare …

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How COVID-19 Reshaped Healthcare Consumerism & 4 Key Trends to Know for 2021

What You Should Know: – NRC Health today released its 2021 Healthcare Consumer Trends Report, which surveyed 2 million healthcare consumers against the backdrop of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. – The latest report highlights the major trends that came to light last year, and how they will continue to impact the healthcare industry in 2021 …

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Five ways to disrupt U.S. healthcare from Cotiviti’s Jordan Bazinsky

The complex makeup of the U.S. healthcare system has led to challenges in managing quality and cost at scale and resulted in a poor cost-to-value ratio, particularly in comparison to other developed nations. In an interview published in Authority Magazine, Cotiviti executive vice president and chief administrative officer Jordan Bazinsky delineates the specific shortfalls of …

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Healthcare Headlines: February 2020

<h2 class="heading-medium">US On Track For One Of The Worst Flu Seasons In Decades </h2> <p>This flu season is on track to be as severe as the deadliest flu season in the United States in more than 40 years. Check out the latest hospitalization rates, year-over-year comparisons and a nationwide map of influenza activity.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.advisory.com/daily-briefing/2020/01/07/flu-update" target="_blank" …

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Five Healthcare Trends in 2020: Your Cheat Sheet

<div class="right-align"> <a class="btn btn-blue _gt" data-category="Hospital" data-action="Click-Button" data-label="Blog-Five Healthcare Trends in 2020: Your Cheat Sheet" href="https://www.kindredhealthcare.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/kindred-hospitals-healthcare-trends-in-2020.pdf?sfvrsn=acbf8dea_2" title="Five Healthcare Trends in 2020: Your Cheat Sheet" target="_blank">Download this article as a PDF</a></div> <br /> <p>In 2020, our nation&rsquo;s healthcare delivery and payment environment will continue its multi-year evolution. While some key trends will continue and expand, …

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Healthcare Headlines: December 2019

<h2 class="heading-medium">CMS Is Changing How It Pays Doctors To Coordinate Care </h2> <p>CMS has finalized rules that modify how physicians get paid to encourage primary care physicians and other clinicians to spend more time coordinating care for their patients. The intention is to help address the social determinants of health, increase patient adherence to treatment, …

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Healthcare Headlines: November 2019

<h2 class="heading-medium">Medicare Shared Savings ACOs Generated $1.7b In Savings In 2018 </h2> <p>CMS announced that the 2018 Medicare Shared Savings Program generated $1.7 billion in total savings. It also reported that ACOs in the shared savings and risk-based models saw reductions in per-enrollee spending. ACOs that took on downside risk generated more savings than ACOs …

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Treating Sepsis in a World of Value-Based Care

<div class="right-align"> <a class="btn btn-blue _gt" data-category="Hospital" data-action="Click-Button" data-label="Blog-Treating Sepsis in a World of Value-Based Care" href="https://www.kindredhealthcare.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/kindred-treating-sepsis-in-a-world-of-value-based-care.pdf?sfvrsn=a3518cea_4" title="Treating Sepsis in a World of Value-Based Care" target="_blank">Download this article as a PDF</a></div> <br /> <p>A recent study indicates that <strong>the incidence of sepsis among hospitalized patients is increasing by 8.7%</strong> per year.<sup>1 </sup>Due to the severity …

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