Now CMS is sending signals it may ditch the two-midnight policy for short hospital stays.

Article source: http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20140520/NEWS/305209965

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EHR cost data for docs? Big money saver

On November 26th, 2013, posted in: Industry News by

Out of control healthcare spending in the U.S. is no secret. Annually, healthcare expenditures currently stand at a whopping $2.7 trillion, a number that has industry leaders rushing to take new cost-cutting measures.

Article source: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/ehr-cost-data-docs-save-big-money

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Analytics works wonders in Colorado

On November 10th, 2013, posted in: Industry News by

Among state experiments in Medicaid policy, Colorado’s accountable care collaborative program is showing early successes in coordinating care and curtailing over utilization

Article source: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/analytics-works-wonders-colorado

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Federal EHR payouts hit record heights

On November 10th, 2013, posted in: Industry News by

The federal dollars for providers and hospitals attesting to meaningful use keep on coming.  As of September, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has paid out more than $16.5 billion to eligible providers and hospitals

Article source: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/federal-ehr-payments-165b-counting

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As in recent years the HIMSS Foundation’s Institute for e-Health Policy will be hosting its annual Health Information Technology Showcase during National Health IT Week.

Article source: http://www.himss.org/News/NewsDetail.aspx?ItemNumber=22169

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