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AMA sees first oncologist president, first African-American female president-elect
Jun 14 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Barbara McAneny was sworn in as the first oncologist to lead the AMA; Patrice Harris will take the helm in 2019 as…
boost ROI on employed physicians
May 31 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Establish clear strategic goals and target a financial return, get the revenue cycle…
May 31 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Politics aside, it boils down to actively protecting patients and preventing death wherever possible and physicians…
Blue Cross value-based program cuts costs by 35%
Apr 30 | Jeff Lagasse
As Humana and the AMA this month announced new alternative payment models focusing on patient experience and outcomes, Blue Cross…
AMA to CMS: Shorten MIPS reporting period to 90 days
Apr 23 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Letter from numerous groups to Seema Verma called out policy changes, slow updates to QPP website and…
AMA unveils Alternative payment model for opioid use disorder
Apr 16 | Susan Morse
American Medical Association and the American Society of Addiction Medicine are preparing to pilot test a model…
Apr 10 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The system committed to allocate $2 million toward launching a collaborative task force on reducing firearm injuries…
EHR issues may harm patients
Mar 27 | Jeff Lagasse
The authors caution that, due to a conservative approach in the way the data was analyzed, the actual numbers are likely…
Study: Why healthcare costs so much in America
Mar 19 | Jeff Lagasse
The U.S. has substantially higher spending but worse population health outcomes than 10 other wealthy…
Mar 15 | Jeff Lagasse
Americans average a whopping $9,403 per person in annual healthcare spending, which is much more than…

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