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Could funding gun violence research help reduce mass shootings?

Could funding gun violence research help reduce mass shootings?

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  June 18, 2016

The deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history has evoked an immediate call for swift government action to address gun violence. But lost in the emotional debate about public safety and Second Amendment rights is evidence-based data to inform policy.

Data Points for June 20, 2016

Data Points for June 20, 2016

By Modern Healthcare  |  June 18, 2016

Data Points for the week of June 20, 2016, covered mass shootings, assault weapon bans, mass murders committed with AR-15 semi-automatic rifles, and deaths in mass shootings.

CMS fixed its ACO benchmarking problem. That may not be enough

By Bob Herman  |  June 11, 2016

Physician buy-in is critical for the long-term sustainability of Medicare's ACO program, which could play an important role in Medicare's broader payment reforms. But MACRA could also inspire physicians to quit the whole ACO enterprise.

Editorial: Do you know your healthcare credit score?

Editorial: Do you know your healthcare credit score?

By Merrill Goozner  |  June 04, 2016

Healthcare providers shouldn't let the good news on shrinking bad debt distract them from dealing with one of the more pressing financial issues facing the industry—helping people saddled with unmanageable bills.

Here's what CEOs think of candidates' healthcare ideas

Here's what CEOs think of candidates' healthcare ideas

By Shannon Muchmore  |  May 21, 2016

The nation's top healthcare leaders overwhelmingly back the Affordable Care Act and support its goal of pushing providers away from fee-for-service medicine and toward delivering value-based care, according to Modern Healthcare's second-quarter CEO Power Panel poll.

What, me buy insurance?

What, me buy insurance?

By Bob Herman  |  May 14, 2016

The tax penalty and other measures designed to get younger, healthier people to sign up for individual plans on the ACA's insurance exchanges have not accomplished their mission of preventing adverse selection.

Editorial: Medical science's debt to the hibakusha

Editorial: Medical science's debt to the hibakusha

By Merrill Goozner  |  May 14, 2016

President Obama's upcoming visit to Hiroshima in pursuit of a nuclear weapon-free world will unleash uncomfortable emotions on both sides of the Pacific. He ought to note what survivors of the blast taught mankind about the long-term effects of radiation exposure and the threat posed by nuclear war.

Editorial: The great cost shift

Editorial: The great cost shift

By Merrill Goozner  |  May 07, 2016

In most presidential election years, the politics of healthcare at least has a nodding acquaintance with reality. This year, the two aren't even on speaking terms.

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