Category Archive for "Thought Leadership. Insight on the Industry"

Study Reveals Rural Hospitals Deliver High Value to 25% of Americans

Apr 22 2014

PORTLAND, MAINE, April 22, 2014″ iVantage Health Analytics today released the 2014 Rural Relevance Under Healthcare Reform Study. Key findings highlight that rural hospitals are more »

iVantage Endorses AAMC’s Principles for Public Reporting of Provider Performance

Apr 09 2014

PORTLAND, ME ” April 9, 2014 “ iVantage Health Analytics announced today its support for the Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) efforts to drive more »

iVantage Health Analytics Names America’s Best Healthcare Cities

Mar 10 2014

Narrow Networks In These Markets Benefit from Overall Strong Performance iVantage identifies 4 million years of potential lives lost; and potential to add $513 Billion more »

Health Strategy Alert! | Feature Article

Mar 07 2014

  From the new issue of Health Strategy Alert!, learn how analytics fuel population health success at Frontier Medicine Better Health Partnership. To download the more »

HFMA Healthcare Cost Containment | Feature Article

Feb 28 2014

  From the February 2014 issue of FHMA’s Healthcare Cost Containment, read how Sentara’s use of iVantage-powered comparative analytics helped lead to a $1.9 million more »

iVantage Health Analytics Launches Expanded Solution for Rural and Critical Access Hospitals

Nov 21 2013

Advances Ability to Identify Opportunities for Quality, Financial and Operational Improvement PORTLAND, Maine — November 21, 2013 — iVantage Health Analytics, the leading provider of more »

6th Annual National Rural Health ED Study

Sep 05 2013

Some Highlights Often considered the “front door’ to a hospital, the Emergency Department (ED) is a major center of operations, and it may be the more »

Looming federal spending cuts will hit hospitals where it hurts

Mar 06 2013

By Tony Pugh | McClatchy Newspapers WASHINGTON — Hospitals across the country will face significant job losses, service reductions and other belt-tightening measures when President more »

Economic Impact of Sequestration for Rural Hospitals

Feb 22 2013

Rural hospitals face major financial challenges given their relatively small operating scale and workforce shortages. Under a proposed 2% Medicare reimbursement reduction resulting from sequestration, more »

The New Healthcare: New Demands Require New Solutions

Nov 28 2012

The New Healthcare means change in delivery of care. The new healthcare means accountability. The New Healthcare means transparency. The New Healthcare means sustainability. And more »

iVantage Offers State Rankings to Celebrate National Rural Health Day

Oct 30 2012

National Rural Health Day (NRHD) is a day to celebrate the tremendous accomplishments achieved in rural healthcare while also acknowledging present challenges and the necessary more »

Hospital Strength Index Helps NRHA Recognize Top Performing CAHs

Oct 04 2012

The top performing Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) were announced on Friday, September 28 by the National Rural Health Association. The 59 highest ranked CAHs were chosen more »

7 Ways Analytics Can Help Hospitals Gain Competitive Edge

Sep 18 2012

Analytics are required in the new healthcare to inform hospital strategy and secure a competitive advantage.

Bundled Payments – Key Strategies for Hospitals

May 10 2012

Bundled Payments, a CMS initiative, allows hospitals to define an episode of care and receive a single, or “bundled” payment for the multiple services provided more »

2013 Flex Guidance – Quality, Finance and Operational Interventions

Apr 04 2012

With the release last week of the 2013 Flex guidance, the Federal Office is calling on grantees to become more prescriptive with their activities, and more »

The Surging Tide in Healthcare

Feb 27 2012

Today, the first thing we know is that the status quo in healthcare delivery is unsustainable. It will bankrupt the U.S. Government within 25 years. What more »