Affordable Care Act

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By Mike Miliard 11:03 am June 01, 2015
Premier, Inc. has launched a new software-as-a-service tool aimed at helping health systems better gather and manage community-level health data to develop targeted interventions for patient populations.
Heart
By Bernie Monegain 10:55 am May 27, 2015
In what the government describes as the largest research grant ever from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today awards of $112 million to improve heart health across the country.
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By Bernie Monegain 10:29 am May 20, 2015
Payer report cards released today by health IT company athenathealth and healthcare communications firm ReviveHealth show insurers strong on operational performance, but still lacking in provider trust.
Whistleblower
By Bernie Monegain 11:00 am May 12, 2015
Massachusetts state officials knew its $1 billion insurance website -- set up under the Affordable Care Act and part of the nationwide push to offer health insurance to the uninsured -- was in trouble. Worse, they said nothing.
Elephant and flag
By Tom Sullivan 07:58 am May 06, 2015
The new budget blueprint does not technically repeal the Affordable Care Act, but it could be a cornerstone of the GOP's long game against it.
Children
By Bernie Monegain 10:02 am April 24, 2015
In a new white paper by the Samsung Innovation Center at Children's Health Fund, researchers examine how technology could help improve the health of children in poverty across the country.
Andy Slavitt
By Mike Miliard 11:08 am April 17, 2015
Speaking at HIMSS15 on Thursday, Andy Slavitt, acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, said providers will need to evolve in order to benefit from value-based reimbursement, and "will need technology to help them get there."
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By Erin McCann 07:53 am April 06, 2015
The company's focus at HIMSS15 will be on financial risk management and getting clinical data from provider groups for help with Medicare payments.
Stethoscope key on keyboard
By Scott Tharler 08:03 am March 25, 2015
The HIMSS15 Social Media Ambassador cut her teeth on health IT in England during late 1980s, where she got a glimpse of what we now call the Triple Aim.
Spotlight
By Susan Morse 04:53 pm March 05, 2015
Changes in the healthcare marketplace to a consumer focus require a fresh look at how the revenue cycle is managed.

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