News

The New York Times -

Where Americans Live Far From the Emergency Room <link>

The New York Times -

These Places Could Run Out of Hospital Beds as Coronavirus Spreads <link>

Healthcare Financial Management -

Bad debt expense benchmarks: U.S. acute care hospitals show improvements since 2015 <link>

Healthcare Financial Management -

Malpractice cost analysis shows declines in premiums, paid losses and self-insurance <link>

Healthcare Financial Management -

Observations About Value-Based Purchasing <link>

Healthcare Financial Management -

State-by-state ratios of Medicaid patients to all patients, post-ACA expansion <link>

Healthcare Financial Management -

Acute Care and Critical Access Hospital Occupancy Rate Variability by Location <link>

Healthcare Financial Management -

12-Year Trend Shows Steady Rise in Acute Care Hospital Administrative and General Costs <link>

Healthcare Financial Management -

Observations About Value-Based Purchasing <link>

Healthcare Financial Management -

The Abuse and Misuse of Observation Services <link>

Healthcare Financial Management -

E&M coding levels for hospital EDs, 2013-15 <link>

Healthcare Financial Management -

The Importance of a Clean Hospital Room, According to Patients <link>

Healthcare Financial Management -

Bad Debt Expense Benchmarks <link>

Becker's Hospital Review -

20 hospitals with the most discharges <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Cover Story -

Medicare's quality initiatives present new management challenges <link>

Crain's Detroit Business -

Metro Health looks to grow as it finalizes deal with UM Health System <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Analyzing patterns in outpatient long-stay observation claims <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Remarkable variation in ICU utilization among hospitals treating heart failure <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Trends in insured versus uninsured patient debt <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Medicare claims data provide a perspective on trends in HAC rates <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Patterns in Bad Debt Expense <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Interrelated Metrics Provide Perspectives on Differences in Hospital Readmission Rates <link>

Crain's Detroit Business -

Henry Ford turns around finances in 2014 as productivity, revenue improve <link>

PR Newswire -

Hospital Costs Lower in Michigan than in Indiana, Wisconsin; Michigan's Certificate of Need Laws, Dominant Insurer Likely Contributed to Differences <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

State-by-state ratios of Medicaid patients to all patients, pre-ACA expansion <link>

Modern Healthcare -

Teaching hospitals' residency levels growing slowly <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Readmission rates by type of facility <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Cost Analysis: STACHs versus LTACHs <link>

Dallas Morning News -

Health care overhead is costing us big bucks <link>

Modern Healthcare -

Hospital utilization by state <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

National average costs by department for heart failure and shock (revisited) <link>

Modern Healthcare -

By the Numbers: Largest U.S. teaching hospitals: 2014 <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Effects of a Flat Facility Fee for ED Visits <link>

Modern Healthcare -

You don't always get what you pay for - Lower-cost hospitals can get better angioplasty outcomes <link>

Oklahoma Watch -

New Data Reveals Widespread Financial Losses Among Small Oklahoma Hospital <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

National trends in charges, cost, and Medicare IPPS payment <link>

Modern Healthcare -

Hospitals start self-audits of observation stays <link>

Wall Street Journal -

Doc-Owned Hospitals Prep to Fight <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

E&M coding levels for hospital EDs - 2007-10 <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Urban versus rural performance by state under value-based purchasing <link>

The Financial Diagnosis, HFMA Kentucky Chapter Newsletter -

Value Based Purchasing <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Cover Story -

The cost of quality how VBP scores correlate with hospital cost <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Variability in service line costs for heart failure and shock <link>

Columbus Business First -

Zanesville's Genesis HealthCare system building to compete <link>

Nashville Post -

Capella inks Arkansas deal <link>

Charlotte Observer -

Nonprofit hospitals thrive on profits <link>

Modern Healthcare -

Hospital utilization by state <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Regional Impact of the Medicare Value-based Purchasing Program <link>

Modern Healthcare -

Largest Academic Medical Centers <link>

Becker's Hospital Review -

Study Identifies "Break Even" Scores for Hospitals Under Value-Based Purchasing <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Feature Story -

Value-Based Purchasing: A Preview of Quality Scoring and Incentive Payments <link>

Nashville Post -

CHS Inks Deal to Buy Chicago Area Hospital <link>

Kaiser Health News -

When Critical Access Hospitals Are Not So Critical <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Cover Story -

What Value-Based Purchasing Means to Your Hospital <link>

AHD in the News -

Gap between hospital's costs and charges sparks questions <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Feature Story -

Benchmarking Boon - Tapping Publicly Available Data to Improve Performance <link>

AHD in the News -

New Albany Surgical Hospital adds rooms to alleviate growing pains <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Medicare claims show remarkable variations by region, hospital ownership, and teaching status <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Medicaid payer mix varies widely by state <link>

Forbes.com -

America's Most Profitable Hospitals <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Higher hospital margins distinguished by higher patient satisfaction <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

National average costs by department for heart failure and shock <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

National trends in hospital quality measures <link>

Modern Healthcare -

AHD cited in article regarding RAC focus on one-day stays. <link>

The Wall Street Journal -

AHD data cited in article regarding tax exemption of nonprofit hospitals. <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Cover Story -

Benchmarking tools for reducing costs of care. <link>

Healthcare Financial Management - Data Trends -

Early look at coding trends under MS-DRGs <link>

Study -

Early results for FY08 show variations in reimbursement among medical services. <study>

Study -

First look at MS-DRG statistics for FY2008 <study>

St. Petersburg Times -

AHD data cited in article regarding profitability of nonprofit hospitals in the Tampa Bay area. <link>

Wall Street Journal -

AHD data cited in feature article regarding nonprofit hospital margins. <link>

Study -

Impact of FY 2008 IPPS Regulations <study>

Press Release -

Just Completed Studies Reveal Impact of New Medicare Reimbursement Regulations <press release>

Study -

Cardiovascular Surgery Hardest Hit by New IPPS Regulations <study>

Study -

Teaching Hospitals Receive a Boost in Case Mix Index Under New MS-DRGs <study>

Study -

Rural and Smaller Hospitals Disadvantaged Under New IPPS Regulations <study>

Study -

Reduced Transfer Adjustments Forecasted Under New MS-DRGs <study>

Study -

Medicare May Continue to Underpay Hospitals for the Most Costly Cases in FY 2008 <study>

Study -

Only Slight Changes Seen for Transfers Under Proposed IPPS Regulations <study>

Study -

Teaching Hospitals Would Receive More Under Proposed IPPS Regulations <study>

Study -

Cardiovascular Surgery Hardest Hit by Proposed IPPS Regulations <study>

Study -

CMS May Continue to Underpay Hospitals for the Most Costly Cases / Projected Impact of Outlier Payment As Proposed for FY2008 <study>

Study -

Rural and Smaller Hospitals Disadvantaged Under Proposed IPPS Regulations <study>

Press Release -

AHD adds FY2008 Proposed Medicare IPPS reimbursement analysis and packaged reporting. <press release>

Press Release -

AHD mapping provides powerful visuals of hospital locations and proximities. <press release>

Press Release -

VARIATION IN CODING OF E&M SERVICES BY HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS <study>

Study -

VARIATION IN CODING OF E&M SERVICES BY HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS <study>

For The Record -

AHD's free state and hospital statistics highlighted in "Products % Services" column <link>

Press Release -

American Hospital Directory Offers Free State-by-State Comparisons of Hospital Profiles <more>

Press Release -

New Study Spotlights $3.9 Billion Overspend in US Healthcare <more> <study>

Study -

New Study Spotlights $3.9 Billion Overspend in US Healthcare <more> <study>

Press Release -

Innovative new hospital profiles now free on the Internet.  <press release>

Press Release -

AHD study shows costly trends in the use of contract labor among hospitals.
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Study -

AHD study shows costly trends in the use of contract labor among hospitals.
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Press Release -

AHD study shows worrisome variations in hospital E&M coding for Medicare ER visits.  <press release> <study>

Study -

AHD study shows worrisome variations in hospital E&M coding for Medicare ER visits.  <press release> <study>

APC Advisor -

AHD featured in article about the use of competitor data to benchmark hospital OP departments <link>

For The Record -

AHD's free outpatient data highlighted in "WWW Watch" column <link>

The Washington Post -

AHD highlighted in article "Shopping for Care" <link>

Press Release -

HOSPITAL OUTPATIENT DATA NOW AVAILABLE FREE ON THE INTERNET <more>