The correlation between accountable care models and healthcare information technology that connects and engages patients permeates conversations at The Center for Connected Health annual symposium in Boston. >>>
While the final rules governing accountable care organizations allow numerous concessions and dangle many carrots to woo providers, many healthcare leaders still have serious concerns.
In a tactical shift to protect hospital funding from budget cuts, senior leaders at the American Hospital Association and the American Nurses Association are cautioning the Super Committee that any significant cuts to Medicare or Medicaid "could create devastating job losses in our communities." >>>
Patients are the fuel that makes hospitals run, and why they exist. But patient noncompliance drives up costs and is a headache for the C-suite. That's why physicians and hospitals must work to educate patients on how to take a more active role in their own care. >>>
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