Henry Powderly

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

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. 
Trump budget slashes HHS
By Henry Powderly 11:31 am March 16, 2017
In addition to reducing Health and Human Services budget by 18 percent, the proposal would move AHRQ into the NIH, take $4.2 billion from LIHEAP, but add $500 million to support substance abuse programs. 

CMS Administrator Seema Verma

By Henry Powderly 12:13 pm March 14, 2017
The consultant, a close ally of Vice President Mike Pence from their days in Indiana, replaces former CMS chief Andy Slavitt, who has been an outspoken opponent of Republican proposals to replace the Affordable Care Act.

Michael Rutty, a legal subject matter expert at Actiance with Fox News contributor Kevin Campbell, MD, talking at HIMSS17 in Orlando on Tuesday.

By Henry Powderly 05:20 pm February 21, 2017
New legal precedents mean physicians should be very smart about leveraging platforms like Twitter and Facebook.
Voice AI FHIR
By Henry Powderly 01:31 pm February 21, 2017
Frost & Sullivan analysis shows that uncertainty in policy will make negotiations tougher as new technology advances.

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