Government & Policy
09:33 am August 29, 2016
The top three things every candidate, from Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to those seeking seats in the House and Senate, must know as they run for office, according to the Council of Accountable Physician Practices.
10:20 am August 26, 2016
Diana E. Bianchi, MD, is leaving Tufts Medical Center in Boston to lead NIH's National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
09:59 am August 26, 2016
More than 400 Medicare ACOs generated some $466 million in savings, said Patrick Conway, MD, Chief Medical Officer of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on August 25. Of those, 125 qualified for shared savings payments by meeting quality performance standards.
03:17 pm August 25, 2016
Physician practice professionals lean toward Hillary Clinton as the presidential candidate they plan to support, with 48 percent of respondents of an informal Aprima survey saying she would "most benefit" their practices, compared to 36 percent who prefer Donald Trump.
10:45 am August 25, 2016
In their professional journals, at conferences, on social media and healthcare blogs, and in comments to federal regulators, the nation's doctors are expressing growing anger and frustration about the changes MACRA will bring.
10:44 am August 24, 2016
The wireless networks of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have "significant" vulnerabilities, according to penetration tests administered by the Office of Inspector General.
04:28 pm August 23, 2016
The catalog of standards and implementation specs for data exchange is evolving away from a static PDF and toward an interactive, wiki-style platform.
03:30 pm August 22, 2016
The U.S Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response has awarded $2.6 million to DiaSorin – an Italy-based biotechnology company with offices in Stillwater, Minnesota – to further develop its Zika diagnostic tool.
02:50 pm August 22, 2016
More than a dozen medical groups including the American Medical Association, Medical Group Management Association, American College of Surgeons and others, have sent the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on August 22 imploring it to quickly make the proposed 90-day reporting period a final rule.
09:05 pm August 21, 2016
HHS initiative to re-focus on incidents affecting fewer than 500 patients.