Medicaid

By Tom Sullivan 07:56 am August 07, 2015
There's a lot to be gleaned from tactics the Defense Department employed when announcing its EHR contract. Other federal agencies should be paying attention.
By Carl Natale 09:44 am August 06, 2015
Readiness survey suggests transition will be tricky.
By Jack McCarthy 07:26 am August 05, 2015
While Medicaid spending rose 386 percent between 1987 and 2013, another area spiked as much 447 percent in the same timeframe.
By Carl Natale 09:56 am August 04, 2015
Let's look at one disease state to understand what that term really means.
By Sid Nair 08:07 am August 03, 2015
EHR vendors don't really have a strong incentive to make their products interoperable. But putting those standards in the hands of the government also isn't perfect.
By Frank Ingari 10:41 am July 28, 2015
Here's a hint: MA is the only national program that engages payers, providers and consumers to support all three elements of the Triple Aim.
By Daniel Finke 10:44 am July 27, 2015
Creating a sustainable business model in the era of value-based payments depends not only on transforming, but also on growth. To enable it, providers can align the value-based care contract model with their clinical model and state of readiness.
By Mark Byers 09:18 am July 24, 2015
As healthcare organizations scramble to meet the progressively more ambitious data exchange thresholds of Meaningful Use, many are focusing on electronic health record integration projects for improved flow of clinical data to enable better care coordination across the healthcare continuum.
By Monte Sandler 03:56 pm May 07, 2015
Dwindling resources, mounting regulatory hurdles, declining payer reimbursement and increasing patient financial responsibility are all taking a toll on physician practices’ bottom lines. With these factors in mind, practices must find ways to optimize revenue and reduce costs.
HIMSS exhibit hall
By Brian Ahier 09:35 am April 02, 2015
With most patient data now being recorded in a shareable form, we're poised to accelerate population health IT. Now it's on to the next set of major challenges, which will be front-and-center at HIMSS15: sharing data and putting it to beneficial use.

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