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February 20, 2012


Top Stories
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If you don't like how things are going with health information technology, stick around. The rules will change.
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David Burda | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Health policy in this country lacks direction because of a shortage of decisive leadership in both the public and private healthcare sectors.
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Melanie Evans | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Dr. Edward Gold gets a reminder by computer when a patient missed a needed test or clinic visit. But that information stops when his patients visit a hospital or nursing home.
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Late News
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A friend-of-the-court brief filed by interest groups representing virtually every hospital in America urges the U.S. Supreme Court to reject arguments by 26 states that the expanded Medicaid eligibility called for under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is unconstitutionally...
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The percentage of hospitals that use electronic health-record systems more than doubled from 2009 to 2011, according to the results of a new American Hospital Association survey that HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius touted at an event in Kansas City, Mo.
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The American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals say the CMS’ proposed changes on how officials define “uninsured” when computing Medicaid disproportionate-share hospital payments still need tweaking.
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HHS unveiled sample notices that health plans must send policyholders beginning this summer to explain how their premiums are spent and informing them when rebates are owed because too little was spent on healthcare services.
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Cover Story
Jaimy Lee | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Health insurers are moving into the technology business of accountable care.
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Melanie Evans | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Dr. Edward Gold gets a reminder by computer when a patient missed a needed test or clinic visit. But that information stops when his patients visit a hospital or nursing home.
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Features
Andis Robeznieks | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A milestone was reached last month with announcements by two insurers that they would both start paying more money to physicians whose practices qualify as patient-centered medical homes.
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Special Feature
Joseph Conn | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
If you don't like how things are going with health information technology, stick around. The rules will change.
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Joseph Conn | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A majority of healthcare leaders say that health information technology is claiming a bigger slice of the spending pie in their organizations, according to this year's Modern Healthcare/Modern Physician Survey of Executive Opinions on Key Information Technology Issues.
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Joseph Conn | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
"I'm from the federal government, and I'm here to help you.” For any industry leader, including many in healthcare, those can be dreaded words.
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Joseph Conn | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
For many patients, consent is the sine qua non for medical-records privacy. When a patient can give or withhold consent, it translates into a patient's right to allow or disallow the sharing of their medical information.
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This is the 22nd annual Modern Healthcare/Modern Physician Survey of Executive Opinions on Key Information Technology Issues.
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Editorial
David Burda | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Health policy in this country lacks direction because of a shortage of decisive leadership in both the public and private healthcare sectors.
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“As it is, the bishops’ agenda seems political as well as moral. They haven’t been able to persuade Catholic women or their partners not to use birth control, so they want the government to do it for them.
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Two-thirds of respondents to a Modern Healthcare online poll backed the Obama administration's decision to alter an HHS rule requiring religious organizations to provide coverage for contraception.
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Guest Commentary
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Last year at this time, the first meaningful-use incentive payments from the CMS grabbed the headlines with January 2011 as the inaugural month for the exchange of funds between the federal government and eligible hospitals and providers.
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News Makers
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Ascension Health, St. Louis, continued its leadership restructuring with the appointment of Katherine Arbuckle as CFO. Arbuckle, whose age wasn't provided, comes to Ascension from Bon Secours Health System in Marriottsville, Md., where she had been executive VP and CFO since 2006.
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Outliers
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What do you call a party where the popular kids go but they don’t want anyone to know they’re there? An American Medical Association meeting, apparently.
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With the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society meeting in Las Vegas this week for its annual IT extravaganza, Outliers wants to issue a culinary caution. The Heart Attack Grill may not be your healthiest dining option. Their proud slogan: “Taste worth dying for!”
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A RatDog concert doesn’t seem like the ideal place to develop a sleep apnea product, but that’s what keyboardist Jeff Chimenti and A.J. Santella, one of the band’s roadies, did.
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“The situation has devolved into a public health crisis that threatens our ability not only to provide routine and timely medical care to patients in need, but also to save the lives of people suffering from what should be preventable, treatable and curable health conditions.”
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