Care for oncology patients is not as patient-centered, accessible, coordinated, or as evidence-based as it could be, an Institute of Medicine report concludes. >>>
A report from researchers at UCLA is intended to be a wake-up call about the use of medical technologies and tools that if not appropriately applied, "end up extending the dying process, not benefiting the patient in the ICU bed." >>>
Despite some lawmakers' concerns, technology contractors say health insurance exchanges will be up and running by October 1, as mandated by law. >>>
At HealthLeaders Media's recent CFO Exchange, top finance executives from hospitals and health systems opened up about EHRs, health insurance exchanges, and other strategic challenges. >>>
The pace of hospital job growth has slowed to a crawl this year. The root cause is "not just healthcare reform," says one analyst, citing about $100 billion of other cuts since 2010. >>>
If CMS could be sued for HIPAA violations, it would be. But behind tales of government inefficiency and inertia is a tremendous debate. Summed up, the very technology that could solve our identity and fraud problems could open up tremendous privacy concerns. >>>
Low administrative costs and the capability to compete with public health insurance exchanges are driving factors. So is the promise of access to big data, which can give payers a strategic edge. >>>
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