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mHealth Trials Are Happening, Without the Clinic

Scott Mace

Mobile health technology is booming. But at some point, it's likely that someone will suffer serious bodily harm or die because of an app. Government regulation of mHealth will follow. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Recruiting HIT Workers is Tough

How can healthcare compete with other industries to find, hire, and train IT workers that are already in short supply? >>>

Electronic Medical Records Drive Physicians to Stay, Go

Some primary care physicians are embracing electronic medical records to keep their private practices thriving. Yet other doctors view EMRs as a reason to join hospital employment. >>>

Four Powerful Service Line Marketing Tactics

Marketing service lines is difficult. Here are four methods to get results: start with all the stakeholders, study your market, use social media, and keep track of business changes. >>>

How Leaders Evaluate Leaders

Senior healthcare leaders have no official playbook from which to evaluate how well they and their most senior deputies are doing, but some innovative senior leaders use simple methods for assessing their top teams. >>>

Leapfrog's New Safety Report Card Alarms Hospitals

The updated Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score gave 25 hospitals, including 520-bed Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, a failing grade of F, while another 121 hospitals, including the Cleveland Clinic, got a barely passing D. >>>

Patient Safety Programs Pay Off for Healthcare Workers

A healthcare environment made safer for patients, through the use of technologies such as patient lifting devices, is inherently safer for physicians, nurses, and other clinical caregivers, a risk analysis suggests. >>>



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News Headlines

GAO report reveals biggest violators of healthcare fraud

Compliance Week, December 4, 2012

For second opinion, consult a computer?

The New York Times, December 4, 2012

Insurance surcharges will fund most online exchanges created under health law

Kaiser Health News, December 3, 2012

Device containing patient information missing from UVa Medical Center

The Daily Progress, December 3, 2012

Probe finds US e-health program lacks oversight

Computerworld, November 30, 2012

Mismatched data hamper US accounting of Medicaid costs

Bloomberg Businessweek, November 30, 2012

CMS readies IT, analytics for waves of health reform data

Government Health IT, November 30, 2012

CMS suggests questions to ask clearinghouses about ICD-10 transition

EHR Intelligence, November 30, 2012

Do patient portals ramp up cost of healthcare?

InformationWeek, November 30, 2012

Tech workers see opportunity as healthcare law kicks in

Bloomberg, November 29, 2012



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Webcast: Decoding Payer Contracting in a New Era of Population Health

Date: December 5, 2012, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

For providers, population health management is the next step in healthcare reform, but to make that move providers must place greater emphasis on commercial payer contracts. Innovative healthcare organizations such as Iowa Health System and Bellin Health System are already getting these programs off the ground. Join these leading organizations as they share best practices and lessons learned when establishing population health programs and commercial payer contracts.

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