POSTS TAGGED AS Healthcare Reform

The Outpatient Hospital of the Future

April 22, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Inpatient Care
Hospitals make money by admitting patients, performing surgical and surgery-related services, and discharging the person as quickly as possible. [MORE]

MUSING – Automated Billing Analysis

April 3, 2012 | | Posted in Ask the Experts,Musings,Newsletter

Everyone knows that someone pays for healthcare, whether it’s the government, an insurer, an individual, or the provider.  But it [MORE]

Healthcare: What Needs Fixing, Patient Insights

October 18, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

The patient forgot to mention that her father died of an aneurism; the print on her medication instructions was [MORE]

UK Healthcare Reform

July 26, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

UK Protestor
Americans are used to hearing politicians say how faulty healthcare delivery is in the UK under its National [MORE]

Trending Toward Concierge Care

July 19, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

In a way, concierge care is what family practice medicine used to be-i.e. doctors who knew their patients for [MORE]

Surviving Cancer, Facing Bankruptcy

July 5, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Not long ago, opponents of healthcare reform asserted that the US had the best healthcare system in the world [MORE]

Virtual Medical Visits

March 15, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

In a survey of 1,000 adults, a NYC-based healthcare marketing company found that 78% of those it contacted would [MORE]

USDA Funding Rural Telemedicine Projects

February 28, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

The USDA is offering $34.7m in grants for 45 telemedicine projects and 61 for distance learning.  It appears that [MORE]

Health Industry Issues in 2011

January 11, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

In this downloadable report, PriceWaterhouse Coopers outlines what its Health Research Institute thinks will be the major healthcare economic [MORE]

CMS Innovation Center

December 14, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr. Richard Gilfillan
Tagline reported earlier this year about CMS’s Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation grant program, but here [MORE]

Longitudinal EMR with Wireless Entry

October 19, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

IBM and Peking University People’s Hospital are carrying out a pilot project for a longitudinal electronic medical record that [MORE]

CMS “Decision Support System” on Imaging

October 19, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid hope to enlist up to 3,000 private practice physicians to study how they [MORE]

Will Medicare Implode?

June 15, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Even before the 2010 healthcare reform law, physicians were opting out of Medicare-i.e. refusing to take any new patients [MORE]

4,525 Healthcare Lobbyists for 535 Members of Congress

April 20, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

For the battle over healthcare reform, some 1,750 companies and organizations deployed 4,525 lobbyists to argue their points before Members [MORE]