Several healthcare organizations have sent a letter to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) regarding the use of alternative data sources for cost estimates and analyses of telemedicine utilization in the...
Snaring the Defense Department’s EHR implementation contract (in partnership with Cerner) last year helped open new doors of market recognition for Leidos Health—and its senior executives see tremendous opportunity ahead
An article published last month in the Health Affairs Blog offers a compelling analysis of the growth and progress of ACO development nationwide—and perspectives on the challenges and opportunities of ACO development going forward
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS) have written a statement to lawmakers offering suggestions for how to bolster healthcare cybersecurity.
The U.S. House of Representative’s version of the Rural Health Connectivity Act, H.R. 4111, could save $19 million over the next 10 years, according to a Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate report.
Vivek Reddy, M.D., CMIO at the 20-plus-hospital UPMC in Pittsburgh, shares his perspectives on the long journey towards optimized physician documentation—and what he and his colleagues have learned so far
May 16, 2016 | Leslie Kriegstein, Vice President of Congressional Affairs, CHIME
Representative Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA-06) called-on the Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Andy Slavitt to give Meaningful Use program participants a 90-day reporting period.
A new study by analysts at PriceWaterhouseCoopers finds that healthcare consumers are very interested in wearable devices—and also that providers have a real opening for patient engagement around those wearables