Susan Morse

Susan Morse is Associate Editor of Healthcare Finance. You can follow her at @susanmorseHFN

state of precision medicine
By Susan Morse 11:58 am November 16, 2017
The ability to sequence the human genome to predict chronic diseases is the Star Wars part but the infrastructure to support personalized care is still in the Flintstones age.
UPMC invests billions to leverage Microsoft tech

Photo via UPMC

By Susan Morse 10:03 am November 06, 2017
Specialty hospitals for cancer, heart and transplant and vision and rehabilitation to be built with the tech company’s input on IT design.
CMS ONC Meaningful Measures

John Fleming, MD, deputy assistant secretary for Health Technology Reform and CMS Administrator Seema Verma

By Susan Morse 10:17 am November 02, 2017
Two top federal health officials are talking about cutting the regulatory red tape for how physicians are reimbursed, as the final MACRA rule on the physician fee schedule is due out this week.
Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland

From left: Martin Kelly, Alexander Grunewald, Emma Cartmell, Kristin Milburn, Alex DeWinter and Amy Merlino, MD, on the judge's panel for The Challenge at the Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland.

By Susan Morse 04:05 pm October 26, 2017
Company uses eye-tracking technology to predict and help prevent the development of the disease.  
Veterans Affairs leading with big data
By Susan Morse 01:05 pm October 25, 2017
The federal agency wants to share the anonymous DNA blood samples of half a million veterans for use in research.
Human Longevity chief says genome sequencing can help people cheat death

MRI scan of the heart. Photo via YouTube

By Susan Morse 12:04 pm October 25, 2017
J. Craig Venter’s company tests healthy consumers, something that’s not been done before, he says.
Medicaid expansion
By Susan Morse 01:52 pm October 24, 2017
Medicaid expansion in the Affordable Care Act turned Medicaid into a lifelong program for people it was never meant to support, Verma says.
Anthem builds new tech center
By Susan Morse 03:25 pm October 16, 2017
Anthem Technology Center will create new capabilities to enhance the consumer healthcare experience, help improve quality and lower healthcare costs, insurer says.
By Susan Morse 03:17 pm September 25, 2017
Physicians transitioning to MIPS and hospitals going for meaningful use can avoid penalty.
Seema Verma CMS

CMS Administrator Seema Verma. Photo via Twitter

By Susan Morse 11:44 am September 20, 2017
CMS innovation center programs in limbo as officials say free market approach will encourage competition among healthcare providers.

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