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VA Lays Groundwork for Private Care - Nextgov

By Bob Brewin
September 15, 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to outsource issuance and administration of the “Veteran’s Choice Card,” a key provision of legislation signed last month by President Barack Obama that allows veterans to seek health care from private providers outside the Veterans Health Administration network of 950-plus hospitals and clinics. 291 more words

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Bickering Among EHR Vendors, Payers And Providers Continues To Put Patient Safety At Risk - Forbes

Pharma & Healthcare 8/26/2014 @ 1:23PM

Remember that Boston Globe story from July that questioned the safety and efficacy of electronic health records? If you haven’t seen it, I recommend that you check it out, but take a grain of salt with it, since the story neglects to say that the savings and quality gains promised with the $27 billion Meaningful Use EHR incentive program aren’t supposed to be realized until Stage 3, which won’t start before 2017. 809 more words

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4 Tasks of a Care Manager | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH)

With the growth of patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) and the advent of payment reform, care managers are expected to serve an increasing role in managing high risk patients. 839 more words


Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Program Shows Promising Quality Trends and Continued Savings on Expected Costs

Costs Lower than Expected for 3rd Consecutive Year; Key Quality Indicators Show Positive Care Trends for 1.1 Million Members Covered by PCMH Program

BALTIMORE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —  754 more words

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