Research by the Alliance of Community Health Plans revealed five best practices for health plans that want to influence and support physicians in the exam room.
Many hospitals aren't equipped to treat patients with behavioral health needs, according to a new report by the ECRI Institute Patient Safety Organization.
A federal initiative targeting pregnant Medicaid patients reduced medical costs for both mothers and their babies.
The CMS has drafted a request for information on what barriers HIPAA regulations are posing for care coordination efforts.
Almost 1.2 million people signed up for Affordable Care Act exchange coverage during the first two weeks of open enrollment, according to the CMS.
The CMS gave the green light to Michigan Medicaid's outcome-based drug proposal, the second of its kind. Oklahoma has yet to forecast savings from its similar state plan amendment approved in June.
EHR companies like Athenahealth, which was just sold for $5.7 billion, are turning to consolidation to stay afloat in a saturated market.
In a House hearing, VA officials were adamant that the project to replace the agency's EHR with one made by Cerner will progress successfully. But cost estimates for the project have skyrocketed, hitting $16 billion from an initial $10 billion.
A key element is adding support staff and increasing their care responsibilities to enable physicians to see more patients more efficiently.
The Healthy State Alliance identified 10 objectives to improve care in Ohio, with opioids, transplant services and cancer care topping the list.
Physicians who tend to the nation's gunshot victims pushed back against an NRA tweet telling them to "stay in their lane" after the American College of Physicians updated its positions on reducing gun injuries and deaths.