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Hospitals saved $1K per episode under joint replacement bundled model

Dive Brief: Hospitals in the Comprehensive Joint Replacement payment model saved nearly $ 1,000 per episode of care in the first two years while maintaining quality of care standards, according to a recent evaluation. Medicare likely saved money as well, although it’s unclear exactly how much. The report, prepared for CMS by Lewin Group, estimates… Read More »

Northwell Health, NYC Health + Hospitals open new $47.7 million joint lab to help hospitals focus on emergency testing, cut costs

Michael Dowling with the Northwell Health Labs team at the opening of a $ 47.7 million shared, centralized laboratory in Little Neck, Queens. Credit Northwell Health. A joint project between the largest private employer in New York State, Northwell Health, and NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the country, came to… Read More »