Current Headlines

  1. HHS Offers Docs $840 MIllion In Incentives
    10/30/2014

    HHS Secretary Sylvia M Burwell has announced an $840 million initiative with the goal of improving care and lowering costs. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  2. EHR + HIE = 90% Medication Accuracy
    10/30/2014

    EHRs have a better rate of medication accuracy when paired with a community HIE. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Henry Ford Innovation Names Health App Winners
    10/30/2014

    Thirty teams submitted ideas for wearable sensor apps in Davidson Digital Health Challenge. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. HealthCare.gov’s New EZ Form Cannot Be Used By Legal Immigrants
    10/30/2014

    Some opponents criticize the move as yet another hurdle for immigrants in obtaining healthcare. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. The ONC's Revolving Door Of Leadership
    10/30/2014

    With Karen DeSalvo’s departure from ONC, yet another gap in leadership is exposed. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Tablet-Based EHR Introduced
    10/30/2014

    Good news for doctors who love their tablets; Practice Fusion’s new EHR platform is mobile-compatible. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Harvard Pilgrim Selects PaySpan For Direct e-Premium, HIE Payments
    10/30/2014

    PaySpan, Inc., a leading provider of health care reimbursement and payment automation, recently announced that Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has selected the PaySpan Patient Centered Financial Home (PCFH) framework to enable electronic premium payments for individuals purchasing the company's plans directly and through Health Insurance Exchanges (HIEs).

  8. MGMA Announces 2014-2015 Board Of Directors
    10/29/2014

    Recently, MGMA announced that Debra J. Wiggs, FACMPE, founder and chief executive officer (CEO), Trinity Management Solutions, Bellingham, Wash., will serve as Board chair of MGMA.

  9. Mennonite Health System Selects Acupera To Manage Population Health
    10/29/2014

    Acupera, the leading provider of population health and workflow technology for health systems, recently announced that Mennonite Health System has selected Acupera to help manage its growing patient population.

  10. Texting Improves Patient Care
    10/29/2014

    A recent study found utilizing text as a healthcare tool to remind patients of appointments helps them adhere to health plans. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

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