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May 19, 2013
At the 18th annual meeting and trade show of the American Telemedicine Association, three medical informatics experts put forth a convincing case that big data and virtual care technologies are poised to drastically alter how the medical home – a concept first devised in 1967 – will be approached in the future.
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November 09, 2012
Now that the election is over and the Affordable Care Act has been made permanent by the Supreme Court's decision, governors who have been sitting on healthcare decisions have "a lot of pent up energy" for moving forward, said former Republican Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist at a post-election healthcare meeting held in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.
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November 07, 2012
Obamacare has survived both a Supreme Court challenge and now Mitt Romney's promise to "repeal and replace." But very real questions remain about its future, since it's as unpopular as ever in some states. Questions about federal funding of health IT are also still lingering.
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September 12, 2012
The Medicaid expansion was supposed to be the least controversial part of the health reform lawsuit. But since the Supreme Court essentially made broadening its eligibility voluntary for states, not a day goes by without news reports guessing how Medicaid will fare in the future.
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August 15, 2012
Venture capitalists are finding the medical device industry less and less lucrative, according to a recent MoneyTree Report, published by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in conjunction with the National Venture Capital Association.
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August 09, 2012
A new Premier healthcare alliance app accessible in the PremierConnect™ integrated performance platform provides hospital-specific estimates of the impact of health reform on their organizations.
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August 03, 2012
Employment opportunities continued to trend up in the medical industry, according to the newest situation report, released last month, by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. More than 13,000 jobs were created in healthcare alone. Planned layoffs also hit a 13 month low, down almost 40 percent from the announced cuts in May, according to the global outplacement firm, Challenger, Grey and Christmas.
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August 03, 2012
Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the substance of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a collective sigh can be heard, of relief by some and frustration by others, but certainly of avoided tumult.
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August 03, 2012
The Supreme Court brought down its gavel June 28 in favor of the Affordable Care Act, and most healthcare IT stakeholders are ready to put the uncertainty behind them and move on.
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August 03, 2012
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that, as of July 11, it had already received letters from 12 states declaring their commitment and plans to create a health insurance exchange.
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August 03, 2012
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that, as of July 11, it had already received letters from 12 states declaring their commitment and plans to create a health insurance exchange.
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August 03, 2012
The Supreme Court ruled on June 28 that it is constitutional to require all Americans to either obtain health insurance coverage or pay a penalty, defying the expectations of many that the majority conservative leaning justices would strike it down.
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August 01, 2012
Cindy Mann, director of the Center for Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Services, discusses the anticipated changes ahead with anticipated expansion and modernization of the program.
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July 24, 2012
The June 28 Supreme Court decision to uphold the health reform law will reap $84 billion in savings, according to a report released Tuesday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
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July 12, 2012
States have until Nov. 16 to give the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services a summary blueprint of how they intend to operate their online insurance marketplace, but CMS has already received letters from 12 states declaring their commitment and plans for their exchanges.
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July 10, 2012
Care Continuum Alliance will host the Population Health Innovations Showcase on Wednesday on Capitol Hill, giving policymakers an up-close look at the latest strategies and technologies aimed at population health and chronic disease management.
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July 10, 2012
With the Supreme Court decision on the health reform law expected for delivery by the end of June, more policymakers, experts and stakeholders have been vocal about their predictions of the outcome.
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July 05, 2012
A majority of physician leaders are on board with the Supreme Court's healthcare ruling, according to a poll announced on Thursday. More than 60 percent of physicians who lead hospitals, health systems and large group practices said they agreed with the high court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act.
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July 03, 2012
Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the substance of the Affordable Care Act, it's time to refocus attention toward the essentially bipartisan support for health IT. At the same time, it's worth reconsidering some closely-held beliefs about technology's role in care delivery.
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July 02, 2012
Paragon Solutions, an advisory consulting and systems integration firm, today released a statement that says it predicts an increase in information-related projects as health plan firms look to comply with the new regulations imposed by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA legislation was upheld yesterday by the Supreme Court in a much-awaited ruling on the law's constitutionality.
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