Patients and Quality: A Measured Analysis

Austin Frakt, writing in the New York Times on the role that hospital boards can and should play in improving quality at hospitals, references a 2014 JAMA article on non-profit CEO compensation which concludes by explaining that CEO… Read More

Is Value Based Purchasing getting it right?

Value Based Purchasing (VBP) is the program CMS uses to financially reward and punish hospitals based on the quality of the care the hospitals provide and their ability to cut costs.  Two stories from Kaiser Health News highlight… Read More