House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) called off a scheduled vote in the House of Representatives Friday on Republicans’ embattled healthcare bill, the American Health Care Act (ACHA), as a growing number of Republicans opposed the bill, Ryan announced during a press conference at 4 pm Friday.
Electronic health records (EHRs) should facilitate high value patient-centered care, strong patient-physician relationships, and effective training of future physicians, but they also raise ethical questions, the ACP wrote.
For patients undergoing ambulatory surgery, those who used a mobile app for follow-up care attended fewer in-person visits post- operation than patients who did not use the app, according to a study in JAMA Surgery.
Advanced analytics makes it much easier for health systems and hospitals to succeed in value-based care contracts. This article details how a health system used advanced analytics to reduce out-of-network referrals, emergency department visits, and hospital...
Although the healthcare industry is behind most other sectors when it comes to interoperability and security, newfound optimism has emerged in the form of a technology that potentially can help solve both of these challenges—blockchain.
Robert Schwartz, M.D., a principal with The Chartis Group, told attendees at the Health IT Summit in Cleveland on Thursday that the requirements under the MACRA law offer both challenges and opportunities for hospital organization leaders