Medicaid

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
By Susan Morse 03:33 pm October 05, 2015
New Hampshire hospitals Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Elliot Health System and Frisbie Memorial Hospital are joining with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care to create a new analytics company to manage the clinical data and financial data across the organization.
Frustrated doctor
By Mike Miliard 10:44 am October 05, 2015
In the continued absence of a meaningful use final rule, physicians have been left hanging, according to the American Medical Association, which is calling for an "automatic hardship exemption" to protect docs from circumstances beyond their control.
War Room
By Tom Sullivan 07:56 am October 01, 2015
Healthcare IT News reached out to a broad swath of the industry to learn about what consultants, hospitals and vendors are doing on ICD-10 day.
HHS
By Mike Miliard 07:41 am September 30, 2015
As part of the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, HHS will dole out $685 million more to help health networks, group practices and other providers drive IT-enabled care coordination, quality improvement and cost reduction.
Patient on gurney
By Bernie Monegain 08:46 am September 28, 2015
CMS has allocated $110 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 17 national, regional, or state hospital associations and health system organizations to continue efforts in reducing preventable hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions.
Chanin Wendling
By Erin McCann 06:59 am September 22, 2015
Looking to move forward with a patient engagement initiative? Best to talk with the folks who have been ahead of the game for some time. Geisinger Health System's Chanin Wendling is one of those people.
Questions
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 10:57 am September 18, 2015
In health IT, the lingo is continuously evolving and stakeholders don't necessarily agree on a single definition for each term. Sometimes these new terms even just describe older concepts. Little wonder, our columnist writes, that providers sometimes feel in the dark.
HealthCare.gov
By Bernie Monegain 11:07 am September 16, 2015
In a review of 20 of 62 contracts awarded for the development, implementation and operation of HealthCare.gov, the HHS Office of the Inspector General found the supervision of contractors on the job to be sorely lacking.
ICD-10 Treasure map
By Tom Sullivan 07:51 am September 08, 2015
Even though it has felt, perhaps, as if the opposite was true for several years, hospitals and medical practices are captains of their own ICD-10 ships -- a fact that's more apparent now, literally days from shore, than ever before.
Lightbulbs
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am September 04, 2015
Emdeon, which bills itself as one of the largest, independent healthcare technology companies providing analytics, connectivity, communications, payments, consumer engagement and workflow platforms, today announced that the company is rebranding.

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