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Donna Marbury
E-prescribing update for health execs: Where are we now?
Barriers persist though adoption continues to grow
Partnering on COPD for savings, outcomes
A leading pharmaceutical company is partnering with payers to help lower COPD complications.
ED use increases among newly insured
Rather than reducing unnecessary, preventable emergency department visits, some healthcare experts say the Affordable Care Act has actually caused them to increase.
Apple revs up clinical research
Research has been given a shot in the arm by Apple Corp, which recently expanded the use of ResearchKit to include clinical trials.
Mobile health goes mainstream
Health plans and providers are working with tech companies to make sure that the digital experience is as smooth and engaging as online shopping.
A health plan tackles opioid addiction
A health plan tackles opioid addiction
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has taken big steps to curb the growing opioid addiction problem.
Becoming a PCMH
Becoming a PCMH is more than just a change in the way a practice is reimbursed. It is a change in the medical culture.
ICD-10 deadline: GOP lawmakers working to keep October 2015 transition date
As medical practice owners continue to ready their practices for International Classification of Diseases-10th revision (ICD-10) implementation in October, lawmakers are still undecided as to whether another delay will be included in sustainable growth rate (SGR) legislation slated for the spring.
MEDPAC recommends cuts to specialists to fund primary care incentive program
In order to continue funding the expiring bonus payment for primary care physicians, the commission will suggest a 1.4% payment cut in 75% of non-primary care services