HIE research aims to help with technical and business skills for query-based exchange, push notification and subscription services, provider directories, master data management and consumer engagement.
Reporting from CES, mHIMSS Editor Eric Wicklund explains that Reed Tuckson, MD, chief of medical affaris at UnitedHealth calls the industry a "runaway freight train of costs" that needs to be turned around.
Election uncertainty made holding off on a health insurance exchange or Medicaid expansion appealing to conservative Governors. And while many are still resisting, experts in the trenches believe that is on the verge of changing now that President Obama has been reelected.
Among more than a hundred ballot initiatives in 38 states, voters in conservative states passed symbolic constitutional amendments opposing the individual mandate, while Missouri's law limiting efforts to craft a state insurance exchange could have some unintended consequences.
As part of the continuing effort to provide world-class health care closer to where more Veterans live, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs today announced plans to open 13 new community-based outpatient clinics in nine states.
National Government Services, Inc. announces it has been selected by TurningPoint Global Solutions, LLC, as a subcontractor for a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Center for Program Integrity (CPI) contract to reduce fraud, waste, abuse, and errors in the Medicare program. CPI is implementing a National Fraud Prevention Program (NFPP) focused on prevention and detection that is integrated, risk-based, and measurable.