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AMA MGMA CMS EHR
By Tom Sullivan 04:18 pm March 23, 2017
American Medical Association and many other groups also suggested that Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma loosen PQRS and value-based payment requirements.
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.
GE digital transformation

GE Healthcare CEO John Flannery

By Bernie Monegain 12:34 pm March 23, 2017
CEO John Flannery said the company is embarking on a digital transformation of its healthcare entity, which is  focused on cloud, data analytics, population health, imaging and more.
UC Davis telemedicine
By Heather Mack 10:58 am March 23, 2017
Rather than only looking at how the technology reduces costs and improves outcomes, researches focused on related time, transportation and environmental factors. 
Trump Women in Healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 09:56 am March 23, 2017
CMS Administrator Seema Verma calls Obamacare a broken promise during the meeting.
Compass Medical Big Data
By Bill Siwicki 09:27 am March 23, 2017
By leveraging analytics and patient engagement, Compass developed a strong care management team and created a 360-degree view of patient care.
HL FHIR release 3
By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm March 22, 2017
Release 3 of the interoperability standard touts more utility for decision support and quality measures, and better functionality for clinical workflows.
VistA modernization VA Shulkin
By Jessica Davis 02:54 pm March 22, 2017
Shulkin said it had been a "strategic mistake" to not rethink VistA concurrently with the Department of Defense's EHR modernization, but promised a clear vision for the VA's health IT strategy by the summer.
Trump healthcare bill, ACHA
By Jeff Lagasse 02:14 pm March 22, 2017
House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows says he is a firm "no" and that he has at least 22 votes from conservative hard-liners to defeat the bill.
MACRA Stoltenburg
By Bernie Monegain 01:49 pm March 22, 2017
It turns out many healthcare providers expected, or at least hoped, that the initiative would be delayed. It’s still coming and they need to prepare now.

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