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Despite challenges, panels see progress on healthcare interoperability
By By Joseph Conn | October 15, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
There is interoperability in American healthcare, more than is generally thought, a federal health IT official and multiple advisers noted during a rare joint meeting Wednesday of the two main federally chartered health information technology advisory panels.
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CMS pulls provider review version of Sunshine Act database, and other briefs
By Modern Healthcare | August 09, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The CMS has removed the provider review version of a new database that details financial relationships between healthcare providers and drug and medical-device manufacturers.
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McKesson pays $18 million to settle CDC shipping allegations
By Bob Herman | August 08, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
McKesson Corp. will pay the federal government $18 million to settle allegations tied to a whistle-blower lawsuit. The suit involved a company shipping contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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McKesson sees earnings drop on international and one-time charges
By Rachel Landen | July 31, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
McKesson Corp.'s earnings fell 5% in its fiscal first quarter, despite double-digit growth in its distribution segment, as charges related to its international technology business and certain one-time items dragged down the company's bottom line.
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Video Interview | Accretive Health's new CEO, Dr. Emad Rizk
July 11, 2014
Dr. Emad Rizk is set to assume leadership of hospital revenue-management company Accretive Health on July 21. Modern Healthcare recently interviewed Rizk about the revolution afoot in healthcare payment, with providers on a fast and rocky path from fee-for-service to value- based models.
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Accretive Health turns to healthcare veteran to right its financial ship
By Melanie Evans | July 10, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Accretive Health, a troubled national revenue-cycle company based in Chicago, has named veteran healthcare consultant Dr. Emad Rizk president and CEO.
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McKesson CEO's compensation drops by half, still tops $25 million
By Bob Herman | June 20, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
McKesson Corp. Chairman and CEO John Hammergren earned $25.9 million in the company's fiscal 2014—a 50% drop from when he took home a highly criticized $51.7 million compensation package in 2013.
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Summit to explore how bundled payment actually works
By Bob Herman | June 14, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Bundled payment is drawing lots of attention as a leading valued-based payment model, though many people still scratch their heads about the operational details.
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Reform Update: Hospital visits rise for young adults on parents' plans
By Melanie Evans | June 11, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Young adults who gained coverage on their parents' health plans under Obamacare showed an uptick in non-emergency hospital visits by the newly insured, new research has discovered.
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McKesson posts strong 4Q, but income still down for fiscal 2014
By Rachel Landen | May 12, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
McKesson Corp. rebounded in the final three months of its fiscal 2014 from a third quarter profit nosedive, posting significantly stronger earnings for the fourth quarter. But despite the late-year comeback, the San Francisco-based company fell short of its prior year income results.
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