Financial analysts at some of Wall Street's top firms are bullish on the healthcare industry's prospects as a result of changes brought by healthcare reform. The CFO's I've been talking to over the past year don't see things the same way. >>>
Refuting "conventional wisdom" and citing slowing healthcare cost growth, the Federation of American Hospitals says healthcare industry consolidation improves services and care coordination, and ensures continued access to care. >>>
Electronic health records "are not effective communications tools—not effective at all," says a self-avowed technology optimist who holds a dim view of current EHR capabilities, but has hopes for better systems to come. >>>
New Hampshire has only one health insurer participating in its federal exchange marketplace, but state lawmakers and regulators are optimistic that other payers will join the market in 2015. >>>
Patient safety advocate Charles Denham, MD, denies taking kickbacks from a product manufacturer, but the National Quality Forum and the Leapfrog Group are parting ways with him. >>>
Mismanagement or sloppy business practices can quickly lead to trouble with Medicare fraud investigators, even when healthcare providers have no intention to defraud the government. >>>
The new head of the AHA's governing council representing small or rural hospitals discusses his most pressing challenges: addressing the shortage of health professionals, advancing population health, and preserving the critical access hospital designation. >>>
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