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Global Budgets Offer Financial Cushion Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic
Maryland’s unique payment system has helped bolster healthcare providers in the state. As revenue from elective care dried up, global budgets helped protect facilities by providing a continuous flow of funding.
Regulating Out-Of-Network Hospital Emergency Prices: Problem And Potential Benchmarks
Melnick focuses on the need and options to regulate hospital out-of-network emergency prices. Using data from California, he analyzes potential benchmarks for setting these prices.
Rubber Meeting the Road: Access to Comprehensive Stroke Care in the Face of Traffic
The researchers analyzed how long it took Los Angeles County emergency medical services to transport patients to CSCs, and found that traffic conditions affect consistent access, particularly in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods.
A Checklist to Help Prevent and Manage Pressure Injury
Schaeffer Fellow William Padula and colleagues developed a simple protocol to prevent and manage pressure injury referenced in Federal Appropriations Legislative Package.
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Hospitals and healthcare systems are under increasing pressure to improve outcomes while reducing costs. This comes as they are also grappling with policy changes, new technologies, and an aging population. Schaeffer Center researchers are analyzing these effects and what they mean for healthcare and health outcomes overall.