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March 27, 2017 | Kaiser Health News - www.kaiserhealthnews.org
Republican moderates objected to the bill's provisions that would shift Medicaid from an open-ended entitlement to a set amount of funding for states and were concerned that the package's... MORE
March 24, 2017 | Bernie Monegain - Editor, Healthcare IT News
Tennessee-based hospital is consolidating onto Cerner's hosted Millennium electronic health record, revenue cycle management and transaction services. MORE
March 24, 2017 | Kaiser Health News - www.kaiserhealthnews.org
Doing away with essential benefits could potentially take Americans back to the time before the Affordable Care Act, when insurers avoided expensive patients by denying them coverage. MORE
March 23, 2017 | Bernie Monegain - Editor, Healthcare IT News
Practices hoping it would be delayed, take heed: MACRA is still coming and that means now is the time to prepare. MORE
March 23, 2017 | Kaiser Health News - www.kaiserhealthnews.org
They figure prominently in the health care debate but exactly how they fare under the GOP healthcare bill going through Congress is complicated. MORE
March 23, 2017 | Bill Siwicki - Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News
Independent physician group Compass Medical leverages analytics and patient engagement technologies to develop a strong care management team and created a 360-degree view of patient care. MORE
March 17, 2017 | Kaiser Health News - www.kaiserhealthnews.org
While some doctors are celebrating the medication as a major achievement against heart disease, others said they expect more from a drug that costs $14,000 per year. MORE
March 17, 2017 | Kaiser Health News - www.kaiserhealthnews.org
The community health needs assessment was part of the Affordable Care Act to ensure that nonprofit hospitals justify their tax exemption status, but as the Republicans look to repeal the law, that... MORE
March 17, 2017 | Bill Siwicki - Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News
An initiative in Oregon improved population health by increasing the use of care services. Therein lies the rub: Medicaid expansion was successful but expensive. MORE
March 17, 2017 | Susan Morse - Associate Editor, Healthcare Finance
MGMA senior vice president Anders Gilberg called on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrators Seema Verma to immediately release 2017 merit-based incentive payment system... MORE
March 17, 2017 | Henry Powderly - Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare Finance
The president's proposal would move AHRQ into the NIH, cut $4.2 billion from LIHEAP, but add $500 million to support substance abuse programs. MORE
March 13, 2017 | Bill Siwicki - Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News
More than 30 speakers plan to address the complexities of population health as hospitals move toward value-based care. MORE
March 13, 2017 | Bill Siwicki - Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News
A three-year study of the performance of 400 accountable care organizations determined that size, based on the number of patients involved, is inversely related to performance. MORE
March 13, 2017 | Kaiser Health News - www.kaiserhealthnews.org
The budget rule Congress is using limits them from repealing the entire law and they are likely to keep some of the most popular provisions. Here's a look at major changes. MORE
March 13, 2017 | Jack McCarthy - Contributing Writer
Researchers studied college undergraduates to determine that spending more time at home is related to a higher negative effect. MORE
March 13, 2017 | Jack McCarthy - Contributing Writer
The NEJM Catalyst report also found that EHR interoperability challenges inhibit many organizations from making the most of data they already have. MORE
March 13, 2017 | Tom Sullivan - Executive Editor, HIMSS Media
Prominent technologists and executives are boldly predicting a widespread migration to cloud-based services for analytics, clinical decision support, even EHRs. MORE
March 06, 2017 | Mike Miliard - Contributing Editor
The EHR implementation builds on Epic's initial deployment at CVS MinuteClinics to enable better care coordination for rare and complex conditions. MORE
March 06, 2017 | Jack McCarthy - Contributing Writer
The External HIPAA Audit Readiness Toolkit includes checklists and a master policy template for the privacy and security compliance program. MORE
March 06, 2017 | Tom Sullivan - Executive Editor, HIMSS Media
Take our survey to separate the buzz from the real world work already underway at hospitals across the U.S. MORE

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