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POLICY, Reform -- FORBES: 'Why the future of health care can be found in the Cayman Islands'

Robert Pearl, MD | Policy | April 9, 2014

The Cayman Islands are nestled in the Caribbean Sea some 430 miles south of Miami. The three-island cluster is known for its inviting coral-sand beaches, laid-back island culture and tax-free status. 1,940 more words

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Should Kentucky Physicians Follow California Physicians’ Lead In Challenging Medicare Rates?

In recent years, Kentucky physicians have dealt with the state’s prescription drug abuse problem head-on – by adding substance disorder recovery services to their practices or establishing separate addiction recovery clinics. 788 more words

Health Care Law

Innovative Advocacy Events in Ohio and Texas

The trend to use innovative technology and approaches for advocacy events is a priority for HIMSS Chapters and has already taken many forms.

On April 3, the Central and Southern Ohio HIMSS chapter and the Northern Ohio HIMSS Chapter partnered with Ohio Health Information Management Association (OHIMA) and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) to host the 7th Annual Ohio Healthcare Information Technology Day in Columbus at the State House Atrium.

Health IT

Innovations in Healthcare Delivery: A Brookings Merkin MedTalk Series

In the physician directed and emerging ‘accountable care’ space, few have the depth and range of experience, operating success, learning curves and business model diversity than the collective enterprises associated with the vision and tenacity of… 332 more words


More Obamacare Failure

If Obamacare is a success, as the White House and establishment media would like us to believe, then why is the Obama Administration so anxious to hide the numbers? 1,186 more words


Docs' Medicare Pay Totals Now Public

By David Pittman, Washington Correspondent, MedPage Today

WASHINGTON — APRIL 9, 2014 – For the first time, totals of what Medicare pays individual healthcare providers is now freely… 686 more words


The Medicare Shared Savings Program: Class of 2015

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH

The clock is ticking and the CMS continues its community outreach via their series of National Provider Calls on the application process for ACOs interested in submitting for the… 248 more words

Health Reform