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Quantity vs. Quality: Hospitals Look to the Future

Hospitals are increasingly seeing a future in which they are paid more for the quality of the care they provide to their patients than for the quantity of services they deliver.

iStock_000001497717XSmallThis change has been inspired largely by the Affordable Care Act, but private insurers are increasingly following the same path.

USA Today looked at three hospital groups in Nashville – a five-hospital non-profit group, a for-profit group, and a university-affiliated non-profit – and examined how they are tackling the challenges they now face.  Read about how they are approaching these new challenges here.

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