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Six things that could kill the SGR fix

Six things that could kill the SGR fix

By Paul Demko  |  March 21, 2015

With the March 31 deadline to act on the sustainable growth-rate formula a week away, there are at least six potential landmines that could derail the surprise $200 billion-plus deal negotiated by House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

App-based studies bring promise, peril

App-based studies bring promise, peril

By Sabriya Rice  |  March 14, 2015

Last week, Apple announced the release of ResearchKit, an open-source software framework that will allow physicians and scientists to collect and monitor medical data from patients using iPhones, but ethicists and patient-safety advocates already are warning about potential downsides.

Mothers' helpers: Providers, insurers use home visits to reduce infant mortality

Mothers' helpers: Providers, insurers use home visits to reduce infant mortality

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  March 14, 2015

The Women-Inspired Neighborhood (WIN) Network, a Detroit-area collaboration between four regional health systems, partners systems with community organizations and local health departments to offer a comprehensive approach to addressing clinical and social factors associated with infant mortality.

Leaders who took the difficult path

Leaders who took the difficult path

By Merrill Goozner  |  March 14, 2015

The two men Modern Healthcare will induct into its Health Care Hall of Fame this year made their mark in similar ways. They took on unpopular causes whose successful resolution moved their institutions onto a higher plane.

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