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CMS plan to slash 340B payments under fire by hospitalsHere are four ways CMS’ final rule related to the 340B Drug Pricing Program could affect the healthcare industry.
Many hospitals not sharing e-patient dataWhy researchers say the industry is “a long way off” from robust electronic patient data sharing.
Three ways to build a better population health teamHere are three things to consider when developing a population health management team at your organization.
Three top criticisms against CMS’ overall hospital star ratingsStakeholders say CMS’ hospital overall star ratings are biased and can unfairly damage the reputations of good hospitals.
Up for debate: CMS Star Ratings releasedExperts break down the controversy over the agency’s release of Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings.
The three trends that will carry into next yearThe three trends that will carry into next year.
Physicians left in Meaningful Use limboThe MGMA, among others representing medical practices, is asking CMS to delay the Stage 3 rules of meaningful use to benefit physicians and patients.
Ebola update: Nursing union reveals scant preparation by hospitalsNursing advocates are calling for more information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, after two nurses have been diagnosed with the virus.
6 key tips to help alleviate drug shortagesThe American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), the American Hospital Association (AHA), and other healthcare groups have developed a number of long-term strategies to address drug shortages and released their recommendations in a report, ASHP announced last week.
New long-term strategies help mitigate drug shortagesASHP, ISMP, AHA, and other stakeholders have developed a list of long-term strategies to address drug shortages and released their recommendations in a new report.