MGMA-ACMPE has penned a blistering 18-page report in response to the proposed federal rule on payments to doctors, criticizing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for inaccuracy, inconsistency, and being misleading. >>>
Population health and accountable care models continue to gain traction as the industry shifts away from the traditional fee-for-service provider payment structure. >>>
A nurse leader advocates for "positive deviance" in nursing—bending or tweaking rules or guidelines in the interest of positively affecting patient care, even though there is no outcomes data to support the practice. >>>
An ambitious rebranding plan creatively brings together a hospital system, medical school, health science colleges, research institutes, and physician practices. >>>
As a key deadline nears, "Obamacare" fraudsters, under the guise of helping with enrollment in health insurance exchanges, are trying to dupe unwitting consumers into giving up personal information. >>>
Researchers say companies that have won an award for their employee health and safety cultures also outperform the Standard & Poor's 500, but they cannot yet say that causality has been identified. >>>
Several mechanisms "end up leading to minority and uninsured patients having a higher death rate after trauma and I think that the hospital that they go to certainly plays a major role," says the lead author of a study that analyzed records from the National Trauma Data Bank. >>>
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