The Mexico City Policy is called a gag rule because it limits not just what organizations and health providers do but what they are permitted to say. It prevents foreign organizations that receive US government funding from performing abortions — even if they are using funds from non-US government sources and even if abortion is completely legal in their countries.
Six years after its first pilot projects were announced in 2011, Direct messaging could be reaching critical mass. Transactions increased 146 percent during 2016, according to a new DirectTrust report, which also sees a marked increase in the number of Direct Exchange addresses and users.
MemorialCare Health System lays off 130, partly blames Affordable Care Act | Healthcare Finance
Southern California's MemorialCare Health System laid off 130 staff members, leveling at least part of the blame on financial challenges suffered under the Affordable Care Act.
Study: Sepsis tops list for readmissions | Healthcare Business & Technology
Although the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) doesn't judge hospitals specifically on their performance with readmissions due to sepsis, it may be on the horizon for the feds in the near future. This is especially true given new research showing just how many readmissions can be attributed to the illness.