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Gainsharing Saves New Jersey Hospitals Money

February 22, 2013

In 2009, 12 New Jersey hospitals introduced a program known as gainsharing in which doctors receive bonuses for saving their hospitals money on Medicare patients, according to an article by The Associated Press. Under the program, a doctor would be less inclined, for example, to order 24-hour heart monitoring for a patient who had just […]

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Hospitals: The Key to Economic Growth

October 26, 2012

Every pundit and politician who is worth their partisan salt has echoed bubble-based solutions for solving the economic crisis. But two reports seem to indicate that state economies are most helped when hospitals are given the freedom to carry out their respective missions. First, an article from Healthcare Finance News reveals that “a recent study […]

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