Monthly Archives: October 2011

Improving Your Health System in 10 Minutes

Posted on October 25, 2011 by - Coors Insights - October 2011

Written by Lindsey Dunn On Oct. 19, at the StuderGroup’s “What’s Right in Health Care” conference, five healthcare experts shared key takeaways for healthcare leaders in a session titled, “10 Minutes That Count.” In the session, each speaker was given just 10 minutes to get across an important message that could be taken back to… Read more »

Inconsistent CMS Pilots Leave Hospitals Feeling Swamped

Posted on October 25, 2011 by - Coors Insights - October 2011

Written by Molly Gamble A surplus of pilot programs paired with uncertainty over which models will actually stick is leaving many hospitals overwhelmed and feeling as though they can’t participate in more than one, according to a Politico report. Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System withdrew its application last month to participate in CMS’ Pioneer ACO… Read more »

From Treating the Sick to Managing Community Health: Hospitals’ New Role in Managing Population Health

Posted on October 25, 2011 by - Coors Insights - October 2011

Written by Lindsey Dunn Hospitals have long provided services aimed at improving the health of their communities, usually as part of their community benefit programs. It’s hard to find a hospital that doesn’t offer educational sessions, free screenings and other preventive health services, and many hospitals go beyond that. For example, hospitals are increasingly using… Read more »