The Kaiser Family Foundation's annual survey of state Medicaid programs shows progress on interoperability and states mostly preparing to comply with the ACA's IT requirements, even if some are rejecting Medicaid expansion.
Evolent Health on exporting UPMC's population health model, helping launch hospital health plans and accountable care contracts. And how Virginia is making government IT adaptable and government services more consumer friendly.
As part of Virginia's government modernization initiative, state agencies are trying to improve security with interoperable databases, while offering online applications for Medicaid, drivers license renewals and other services.
The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University has been awarded a $19.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that will be used to address the health issues that most commonly affect West Virginians.
HMS, a wholly owned subsidiary of HMS Holdings Corp., announced today that it has joined Hero Health Hire, a coalition of healthcare organizations united with the goal of employing wounded warriors and veterans. Launched in Washington, D.C. at a 2011 industry summit that included the U.S. Secretary of Labor, members of Congress, and representatives of a number of government agencies and the military, Hero Health Hire includes companies, associations and hospitals from across the spectrum of healthcare that collectively employ hundreds of thousands. Each member commits to working to help veterans find and retain jobs in healthcare.