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Commentary: Hospital-insurer collaborations can reduce readmissions, cut costs

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Provider-payer collaborations, through aligned incentives and leveraging a wealth of data, can achieve better care outcomes at a lower...
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How the CMS picks winners of valuable quality measure contracts

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Healthcare quality analysts say favoritism toward incumbents and fear of disrupting the status quo are major reasons why the same groups are repeatedly selected to develop and maintain quality measures for the...
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FOTO's CMS-Designated Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) Provides Rehab Therapists Extensive Choice In Measure Selection

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. (FOTO), a provider of web-based patient outcomes management solutions, risk-adjusted functional assessments, and predictive analytics, is pleased to announce its endorsement as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Servic......
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Music therapy program for preemies to offer home therapy

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
With funding from a dance marathon, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare is expanding its music therapy program for premature infants into the...
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Driving With Dementia -- New Guidance For Doctors

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New guidance on when people living with dementia should stop driving has been published to support doctors and other health care professionals. 'Driving with Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment' helps medical teams with the appropriate assessment and management of patients. Researchers from Newc......
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How To Give A Good Medical History To Get Better Health Care

Jan 20, 2019 , Forbes
A key to the ideal health care visit takes forethought. The end result will likely result in time savings and reduced angst plus provide a higher likelihood of a good outcome for your visit. What is this key? Write out a narrative of your problem in advance of your visit. This article explains...
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Ending Pharmacy Dispute, Walmart Renews Contract With CVS Heath's PBM

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Ending a dispute over prices, CVS Health said Walmart will continue to use its Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) commercial and managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks as part of a new multiyear...
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Protecting loved ones from sexual abuse in long-term care facilities

Jan 19, 2019 , CNN Health
It's the stuff of nightmares: your loved one living in a long-term care facility or nursing home was sexually abused and you had no idea it was happening. Could this nightmare come true and what can you do?...
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How blockchain helps to ensure continuity of care

Jan 19, 2019 , Mobile Health News
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Shorter waits for new patients at VA than in private sector, U.S. study finds

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In many cases, veterans get a first appointment at VA hospitals quicker than the general public gets first appointments with health care providers, government researchers report....
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MedPAC members consider arbitration to control drug prices

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission members say the panel needs to explore how to lower hospitals' drug prices covered under Medicare Part A, with some members floating binding arbitration as a...
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Doctors Are Confident That AI Won't Replace Them

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Despite numerous stories of the power of AI in healthcare and medicine, a new study suggests that doctors are confident that their work won't be automated. Is their confidence...
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Walmart will remain in certain CVS Caremark Rx networks

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walmart will continue to participate in CVS Caremark's PBM commercial and Managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks, as well as Medicare Part D networks. Read More...
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Success At Cleveland Clinic And The Future Of Healthcare

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Health care is unique in that it impacts every person and is a major cost and health component for every CEO. In this article I interview the CEO of Cleveland Clinic a top medical center...
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NYC Health & Hospitals proposes changes to charity-care payments

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Previous cuts to the DSH program brought NYC Health & Hospitals to the brink of being unable to pay its workforce on time in fall 2017. Now, it wants to change the state formula...
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Maximize video for your health care practice

Jan 19, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Check out these examples of useful videos for internal and external...
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Perspectives From The JP Morgan Healthcare Conference And CES 2019

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
I’ve been attending the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference for many years in a variety of roles. This year I also attended part of CES. Heading into them this year, it would be easy to have low expectations for the future of health...
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Jan. 21-25: Medicaid Policies in Focus

Jan 19, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 17—As Congress’s primary Medicaid advisory body prepares to meet next week, hospitals and insurers are clashing over changes to the program’s managed care...
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A Startup's Guide to HIMSS19

Jan 19, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
While the HIMSS Global Conference is often thought of as a health IT conference for physicians and CIOs, the annual event actually caters to a wide variety of stakeholders in healthcare including entrepreneurs, investors, informaticists, and a wide variety of clinicians and...
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Florida mother suing her developmentally disabled daughter's caregiver

Jan 19, 2019 , CNN Health
A Florida woman is suing her daughter's former health care provider and three of its employees, alleging the developmentally disabled 23-year-old was raped, impregnated and suffered physical injuries while in their care....
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