By STEVEN FINDLAY This year’s release of the annual Medicare Trustee’s report on June 22—261 pages of mind-numbing healthcare and budget minutiae—coincided with the release of the House Republican’s long-awaited alternative to Obamacare. ...Show More Summary
There are few states that have a more broken mental health care system than Massachusetts. You’d probably think of poorer, more rural states when you think of low-quality healthcare. After all, Massachusetts is home to some of the nation’s best universities (Harvard, MIT) and renowned […]
Fahad Aziz, the Co-founder of Caremerge, shares his take on the future of healthcare, and it is awesome (and terrifying).
Although the United States spends more on healthcare than other developed countries, it has the lowest life expectancy and performs poorly in terms of health outcomes. In order to address the problems with the current healthcare system,...Show More Summary
Providing Medicaid patients with a primary care "medical home" cut costs of their care by as much as $4,100 a year and lowered their number of doctors visits and hospitalizations, according to a Perelman School of Medicine-led study published today in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Show More Summary
VideoCurrent information technology is lacking an efficient and comprehensive solution to everyday care for the healthcare provider and patient. For many physicians, there is a forced acceptance of the electronic medical record (EMR), but there is a general lack of satisfaction with the EMR by providers. I was once told [...]
Editor’s Note: David Dyke is the Vice President of Product Management & Business Development at RelayHealth where he is responsible for delivering innovation and value to the healthcare providers across revenue cycle management. Among the processes that influence the healthcare revenue cycle, pre-authorization stands out—but not in a good way. Show More Summary
DeKalb Physician Hospital Organization (DPHO) and UnitedHealthcare have launched an accountable care program to improve people’s health and their satisfaction with their healthcare experience. Through this collaboration, UnitedHealthcare...Show More Summary
Mesty Ariotedjo is studying pediatrics while working full-time at a hospital in Jakarta. Amid all that, last year she started a foundationthat raises money for Indonesians too poor to pay for healthcare. She was inspired to launch itafter working in 2012 with sick people in Flores, an Indonesian island where [...]
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There's arguably no industry that develops and evolves more rapidly than healthcare. From advancements in operating room procedures to the way in which health records are transmitted and stored, almost every aspect of healthcare is constantly improving for the better. Show More Summary
Written with Craig Lack, Broker Whisperer for independent health care consultants The great unbundling is coming to the cable industry and already happened to the newspaper industry. For decades the cable providers transformed the television industry, first as a substitute, and then ultimately as the disruptive force behind the demise of [...]
Updates on California politics: Kamala Harris nabs gun control endorsement, healthcare workers ballot measure to limit hospital CEO salaries nixed by Sacramento judge June 25, 2016, 3:22 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're...
By HANS DUVEFELT, MD One of the things that can cause physician burnout is the arcane way information flows in medical offices. In essence, due to EMRs we are the recipients of increasing amounts of unfiltered data without context. Pre-EMR, team members sorted incoming data, which allowed us to deal with it more efficiently. We
By CRAIG KONNOTH After the horrific shooting in in Orlando, the conversation has turned to homophobia—specifically, the homophobia of a man who sees two men kissing, buys an AR-15, goes to a gay nightclub, and killed 49 individuals. But homophobia does not always come with a high capacity rifle—sometimes it comes with lab coats and
This healthcare specialist learned the humanity and compassion of the industry after beating testicular cancer. The post The Humanity of Others Helped Him Recover After Testicular Cancer: #IAmBallsy Stories—Gael Emonnot appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The letter aims to reverse the "calculated destruction of our revenue stream and our educational, healthcare, and transportation systems.” The post Even Sam Brownback’s Republican Predecessors Don’t Like The Way He’s Running Kansas appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are rapidly becoming an integral component of any efficient healthcare system. Professional doctors and hospitals are required to demonstrate the meaningful use of certified electronic medical records. Show More Summary
With the passing of BREXIT we have seen the first day of a dislocation in the global capital markets. What we should be concerned about next will be a dislocation of the global healthcare industry.
Updates on California politics: Kamala Harris nabs gun control endorsement, healthcare workers ballot measure to limit hospital CEO salaries nixed by Sacramento judge June 24, 2016, 5:52 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're...