Tag Archives: Healthcare

Induced labor not more expensive to healthcare system than spontaneous labor

Expectant parents wait 40 weeks for the arrival of their new baby, but what if labor was induced a week earlier? Conventional wisdom holds that inducing labor at 39 weeks would be cost-prohibitive to a health system. But the results of a joint study between University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare show inducing labor… Read More »

Healthcare risk leaders may be forced to adapt to tidal wave of new risks

Chief financial officers and risk leaders at healthcare organizations are generally aligned, and prepared, when it comes to managing key risk areas — but change is coming. And that change may force some in the industry to adapt. According to new research from Deloitte, there are indications that the risk functions at many healthcare organizations… Read More »