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Now What?

I really do not understand how Congress “works.” While it busied itself with passing a law that fails to fix the clearly broken “sustainable growth rate” formula for Medicare physician payments, it added in a surprise for the entire healthcare industry: a provision that mandates a delay in the adoption of ICD-10 by CMS.

Newsworthy

One Down

Yesterday evening was the crowning of several months of team work in an interprofessional team.  My interprofessional team was made up of students from  Pharmacy , Public Health (ME), Speech Language Pathology, Dental hygienists, Social workers, Occupational therapy and Physical therapy. 486 more words

Public Health

Data-Driven Evaluation of Mobility’s Impact

Healthcare is rapidly evolving, and more than ever, hospitals are under extreme pressure to continuously identify ways to improve performance and justify every expense. In this type of environment, technological innovation alone will not prove sufficient. 255 more words

When working for becomes working with...

Look on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and many other social media outlets over the past few weeks, and ImproveCareNow is all over the place. 893 more words

Patients & Families

The people of Calderdale want to keep our NHS public for everyone

A member of Leeds KONP attended the rally on Saturday, noting the awareness of the privatisation agenda amongst everyone at  the meeting. Questions were raised about PfI and the decisions made – the community is coming together to challenge the decisions now also made without their involvement. 393 more words

Privatisation

HIMSS14: Refocusing on Priorities

This week marks my 22nd HIMSS Conference. Each year, the industry comes together to highlight our latest and greatest achievements, discuss how to overcome the latest regulatory challenges and, in general, brainstorm how to improve healthcare. 367 more words