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House passes 21st Century Cures Act by landslide, expected to pass Senate next week

House passes 21st Century Cures Act by landslide, expected to pass Senate next week

Bill would bring new medicines to market, authorize billions in new funding…

Open Payments makes its public debut

After months fraught with website glitches and widespread industry opposition, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services…

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Securing and Illuminating the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Securing and Illuminating the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Supply chain management has always been a key challenge for pharmaceutical companies and their trading…

Increase Medicare Stars Rating with Advanced Analytics

Increase Medicare Stars Rating with Advanced Analytics

Is your health plan still using expensive, labor-intensive, one-off tactics such as mobile mammograms and…

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Open Payments makes its public debut

Partly cloudy for Sunshine Act start

CMS releases Sunshine Act final rule

CMS releases Sunshine Act final rule

CMS delays implementation of Sunshine Act

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Once-failing hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades

Once-failing hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades

When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public 'F' grade casting a spotlight on them that no institution wants. But with more patients weighing public hospital grades, experts, as well as a few…

Healthcare mergers and acquisitions in 2016: Running list

Healthcare mergers and acquisitions in 2016: Running list

While 2015 was a record-breaking year in healthcare mergers and acquisitions, 2016 saw more change as organizations across the industry adjust and adapt to the evolving financial landscape.

Analyze this: Health systems, health plans get to the core of big data

Analyze this: Health systems, health plans get to the core of big data

Pamela Peele knows that people who subscribe to cooking magazines have a much higher risk of going to the emergency room. But how she knows that is a whole other story.

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Gaining Actionable Insight into Financial Systems and Areas Impacting the Revenue Cycle

Gaining Actionable Insight into Financial Systems and Areas Impacting the Revenue Cycle

Hospital systems across the country are looking to streamline their billing and collection processes to become more efficient and better compete in their markets. The challenge many face is how to turn the data that's already flowing through financial systems into…

Clinical Quality Measures 101

Clinical Quality Measures 101

Although quality-reporting programs such as meaningful use provide incentives to help providers implement and use electronic health records (EHRs) to collect and report on clinical data, practices often need help deciding what data to collect, which measures to…

Credible, Defensible Estimates

Credible, Defensible Estimates

In healthcare, every interaction with the patient matters. Especially in today’s environment of continuous improvement, efforts have been concentrated on coordination among providers, the patient care experience and quality outcomes – all laudable goals.