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Lease or loan? What healthcare providers must know

As the economy continues to improve, more healthcare organizations are making capital investments to fuel their growth. When business owners and …

ACOs held back by poor interoperability

Most accountable care organizations have health information technology in place to improve quality and lower costs, but many say difficulties with …

Betting early on tech has big upsides

The healthcare industry has traditionally been knocked for its slowness in adopting technology. A new Harvard study suggests that being late to the …

Mostashari makes case for ACA success

In an op-ed in Wednesday's <i>New York Times</i>, former National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari, MD, and Bob Kocher, MD, former special …

2014-09-02 - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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The Standards Committee work ahead

On October 15, the Policy Committee and Standards Committee will meet to review the draft interoperability roadmap that will guide our work in the …

Why should docs care about big data?

When he speaks at <i>Healthcare IT News</i>' Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum next month in Boston, Robert Wachter, MD, will have some provocative …

Insurers will have to change to survive

A major healthcare investment firm says the insurance industry will have to abandon its 50-year-old business plan and embrace mHealth, among other …

Growing economy increases Medicaid returns for some providers

With an improving fiscal climate, many states are increasing benefits for Medicaid recipients and paying their providers more.<p>The trend is continuing …

Ambulatory EMRs get down to business

Here's the good news: Seventy-seven percent of free-standing physician practices have an ambulatory electronic medical record system installed, and a …