Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Puzzle piece
By Madelyn Kearns 08:01 am March 11, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is betting that new meaningful use rules will become publicly available in time to talk about them during the upcoming HIMSS15 next month in Chicago.
People with tech
By McKesson 03:13 pm March 10, 2015
(SPONSORED) Jonathan Niloff, MD, vice president and CMO for McKesson Connected Care & Analytics, details the top foundational strategies for managing population health.
Data servers
By Mike Miliard 10:06 am March 09, 2015
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' first Chief Data Officer Niall Brennan talks about his first few months as CDO, and offers advice for providers looking to tap into their own data to drive efficiency and improve care.
Frustrated doctor
By Mike Miliard 10:51 am March 06, 2015
In a letter this week to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, more than 100 medical societies aired "a number of concerns that do not appear to be addressed" as the ICD-10 deadline looms.
By Mike Miliard 11:21 am March 04, 2015
The 100 Top Hospitals recognized this week by Truven Health Analytics boast shorter lengths of stay, fewer complications, lower 30-day readmission rates and "have been objectively proven to provide high value to their communities."
By Mike Miliard 10:21 am March 03, 2015
Thanks to committed pursuit of its quality measurement programs, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services says the U.S. has made "clear progress" in achieving better care at lower cost for healthier populations.
Docs discuss
By Gus Venditto 02:55 pm February 27, 2015
The signs coming out of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are crystal clear: New policies will continue to push hospitals toward value-based care -- whether they're ready or not.
Marilyn Tavenner
By Mike Miliard 10:33 am February 27, 2015
"CMS is ready for ICD-10," said outgoing Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner this week, pointing to 660 providers and billing companies that submitted some 15,000 test claims.
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
By Bernie Monegain 10:51 am February 10, 2015
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, which has already achieved Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics scale, will pick up its 2014 enterprise Davies Award at HIMSS15 this April. How did they do it? We ask their leaders.
By Bernie Monegain 10:29 am February 09, 2015
It looks like the stars could at last be aligned for ICD-10. After years of angst and multiple delays, a new government report indicates that CMS has done the necessary testing to move forward.

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