An announcement from CMS on Meaningful Use implementation deadline changes obscures the fact that the agency fully expects all Stage 2 start dates to remain unchanged. >>>
Healthcare finance leaders see scary financial challenges ahead in 2014 around declining reimbursements, health insurance exchanges, and high-deductible health plans. >>>
Although some nurse leaders cling to the rigid requirements of the profession, others are making accommodations for nurses in wheelchairs, sending a powerful message to patients in the process. >>>
Failure to comprehensively test the ICD-10 diagnostic coding system will dramatically increase the potential of catastrophic cash flow disruption for physicians practices, says the Medical Group Management Association. >>>
George Halvorson has stepped down as CEO of Kaiser Permanente. But instead of going into retirement mode, he is launching an institute to resolve the roots of intergroup ethnic conflict and improve diversity within the workplace. "What I've been doing in healthcare, and for the past 30 years, has been a warm-up for what I need to do next," he says. >>>
Nearly two years after its entry into the Michigan market, for-profit LifePoint expands its footprint with deals in two rural communities. >>>
"Some of these individuals would never have known they had lung cancer, and never would have been treated for lung cancer… and would have died from other causes rather than from this disease," says one researcher. >>>
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