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2758 Articles Matching "program"

CMS, Yale New Haven Health on hot seat over design of quality measures

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS' long-standing hospital readmissions penalty program has taken quite a beating recently from members of the research community over problems with its underlying...
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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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Week Ahead: Congressional advisory panel takes up DSH allotments

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission is slated to meet to review recommendations on disproportionate-share hospital allotments, upper payment limit compliance, measuring program integrity and...
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Disrupted Sleep Plagues Hospital Patients, But New Program Might Help

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Disrupted Sleep Plagues Hospital Patients, But New Program Might HelpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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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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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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State Highlights: Georgia Governor Seeks Changes To Medicaid Program; Ohio Hospital Draws Allegations Of Negligence After Patient Deaths

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Ohio, Arizona, Tennessee, Florida, Kansas, Texas, California, New Hampshire, Minnesota and...
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Teladoc adds back health tool for members

Jan 18, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Teladoc teamed up with Telespine to give members videos and exercise programs that target lower back...
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For Children With Food Sensitivities, Sometimes Isolation Can Be More Detrimental Than The Allergy Itself

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A recent court case over a theater program and a child with a peanut allergy highlights the social isolation some young people deal with when they have a food allergy. “The child starts to feel like he or she is the problem," said Dr. James Baker Jr., the director of the Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center at the University of Michigan. In other public health news: stem cells, embryos, physician burnout, vitamin D, sleep, mental health, and...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Drug Prices Are Rising Again. Is Someone Going To Do Something About It?

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
As drugmakers hike prices, interest to rein them in grows on Capitol Hill. Next week marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s abortion decision, and both the House, whose leaders back abortion rights, and the Senate, controlled by abortion foes, are holding statement votes. And the government shutdown is still affecting health programs. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Alice Ollstein of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these...
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MedPAC recommends consolidating Medicare quality programs

Jan 18, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission recommended that Congress pass legislation to consolidate most of Medicare's value-based quality programs and boost payments for high-performing...
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All of Us enrollees can now share health data from their Fitbit accounts with researchers

Jan 17, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The Fitbit BYOD program is the first digital health initiative launched within the NIH's project to build a longitudinal database of 1 million...
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HRG rolls out annual TEMPS category manager enhancements

Jan 17, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Hamacher Resource Group has unveiled a number of enhancements to its monthly category management program for independent pharmacies. Read More...
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Medicaid block grant waiver reports revive hospitals' funding worries

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Trump administration is quietly considering allowing states to apply to convert their Medicaid programs into block grants that cap federal spending, which some experts say would lead to lower Medicaid payments for safety-net...
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Black and Hispanic youth are targeted with junk food ads, research shows

Jan 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Click over to TV programming that caters to black and Hispanic youth and the commercials almost exclusively push fast food, sugary drinks, bad-for-you snacks and candy, a new report shows....
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Study: Junk Food Ads Target Minority Kids

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
Fast food, candy, sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks accounted for 86 percent of food ad spending on black-targeted TV programming, and 82 percent of ad spending on Spanish-language TV, according to a new...
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Study: Hinge Health's digital pain program reduces chronic lower back pain, disability

Jan 16, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The digital care program also improved users' knowledge of their condition, and reduced their interest in pursuing...
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CJR Program Achieves Savings over 2 Years

Jan 16, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 14—Medicare’s first mandatory bundled payment program succeeded in obtaining some savings in its first two years, according to new research....
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Study: For-profit nursing grads more likely to fail licensing exams

Jan 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Graduates of for-profit nursing programs are more likely to fail their licensing examinations on the first try compared with peers who attended public or not-for-profit schools, a new study...
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CVS pledges $100 million for community health programs

Jan 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
The initiative, dubbed "Building Healthier Communities," seeks to improve access to affordable health care, manage health challenges like chronic conditions and opioids and partner with...
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