Independent research from the non-profit ECRI Institute aims to distinguish between must-have hospital technologies and manufacturer hype. >>>
Seeking to avert a cut in Medicare's physician payment rate set for April 1, lawmakers in the House and Senate have embraced a pact that would replace the sustainable growth rate formula with a payment system that includes a small rate increase for doctors. >>>
The expansion of e-prescribing and data analytics is leading to improved outcomes, reduced costs, and enhanced patient engagement. And technology is allowing providers to earn hard cash for meeting medication adherence targets. >>>
The rise in demand for PA's can be attributed to growing interest from large integrated health systems, retail clinics, health centers, and concierge physician practices, says one healthcare recruiter. >>>
Federal regulators overseeing public health insurance exchanges are taking a fresh look at adequacy standards for so-called narrow networks, which insurers say are an essential tool for controlling healthcare costs. >>>
A surgeon's success in reducing readmissions among gastric bypass surgery patients underscores the importance of collecting data through a system of accreditation. >>>
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