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Five Reasons Why Physician IT Champions are Needed

It has been 5 years since the passage of the HITECH Act portion of the Affordable Care Act. The purpose of HITECH was “…to promote the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology.” While the result of this legislation has been the significant… 896 more words

MHealth

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announces Accountable Care Organization savings

It’s no fun being a curmudgeon these days because there is so much to work with, but reality always fascinated me. I used to be good at communicating good news too; it’s all in the presentation. 554 more words

Government

40% Have Dropped Out of ACOs

More hospital systems are dropping out of the Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) program. Recently four more hospital systems joined the ranks of the departing. 304 more words

The NYIPA Is Now A Shareholder Of IECP - Why Are We Buying This Ownership?

What is VCD (Vision Care Direct) and IECP (Independent Eye Care Proffesionals and why has the NYIPA become a shareholder?   IECP is an association of independent IPA’s… 904 more words

Reasons, Plans And Goals