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Methodist Health System, a premier healthcare provider in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, will leverage MD Buyline's Hippocrates powered by IBM Watson (a cognitive computing application) in its hospitals to enable better patient care, satisfaction and outcomes through more informed decision making.
This Commonwealth Fund–supported study of three upstate New York physician practices found it is possible for patient-centered medical homes to achieve reduced health care spending by emphasizing prevention and coordinated care and changing provider incentives through the use of bundled payments.
Even in the darkest days of the recession, the health care sector reliably created jobs. But that could be changing.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act is "misunderstood, misapplied and over-applied" to the point of being burdensome to the sharing of patient information for improved care, according to a report published this week by the Bipartisan Policy Center.
Doctor and nurse vacancies are approaching nearly 20 percent at hospitals as these facilities prepare to be inundated by millions of patients who have the ability to pay for medical care thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
Penn State Hershey and Harrisburg, Pa.-based Pinnacle Health have begun formal talks to "broaden their existing strategic relationship," the hospital systems announced last week.
A contract between Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System and MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corp., is one example of how retail clinics are becoming a larger part of the healthcare delivery system in Southeast Michigan.
RAND researchers analyzed the potential impact of two emerging models of care — the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) and the nurse-managed health center (NMHC) — on future shortages of primary care physicians.
Preventable re-admissions for Medicare patients are on the decline as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a blog post from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Hospitals and health systems across the country are teaming up with different community organizations to help improve their populations' general health, according to a report by the Association for Community Health Improvement.
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