Henry Powderly

Henry Powderly is Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare Finance News.

By Henry Powderly 03:23 pm April 24, 2017
While attempts to reform or replace the Affordable Care Act have been hampered by ideological divides, the president was able to install new leadership at key agencies.
These 10 hospitals scored an 'F', pose greatest risk to patients, Leapfrog says

SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn earned an 'F' in patient safety from Leapfrog.

By Henry Powderly 02:54 pm April 12, 2017
As 1,000 patients a day still die from preventable errors, Leapfrog report shows which facilities are failing to improve.
By Henry Powderly 02:39 pm April 12, 2017
Leapfrog report says many systems are showing dedication to reducing deadly medical errors.
Trump effect on health IT

Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services with President Donald Trump, Tom Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Vice President Mike Pence in the Oval Office of the White House.

By Henry Powderly 10:29 am April 12, 2017
Venrock 2017 Healthcare Prognosis finds industry is rankled by policy uncertainty, but that won’t stop companies from forming.
Tell us: How can EHRs be fixed?
By Henry Powderly 03:33 pm April 11, 2017
As complaints, especially from physicians, continue to mount, we'd love your ideas for making the platforms better.
Healthgrades names top hospitals

Mercy Hospital Joplin was among those awarded by Healthgrades.

By Henry Powderly 03:16 pm April 05, 2017
Healthgrades said 134,568 patient safety events could have been avoided if all hospitals performed like the winners did.
Healthgrades names top hospitals

Johns Hopkins was among those hospitals honored by Healthgrades for patient experience.

By Henry Powderly 02:59 pm April 05, 2017
Healthgrades says it has identified the top 15 percent of facilities when it comes to patients experience. Search the list.
Healthgrades patient safety patient experience
By Henry Powderly 02:49 pm April 05, 2017
Hospitals are increasingly driven to improve in these areas to avoid reimbursement cuts.
GOP health plan

Vice President Pence meets with the Freedom Caucus about the American Health Care Act on March 23, 2017. Photo from Pence’s Twitter account

By Henry Powderly 03:53 pm March 23, 2017
The delay is considered a blow to Republican efforts to gather enough consensus to pass the American Health Care Act.
HHS John Fleming

HHS deputy assistant secretary for health technology John Fleming. Credit: Gage Skidmore via Flickr.

By Henry Powderly 10:17 am March 21, 2017
The newly-appointed John Fleming said that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT may be reorganizing. 

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