Editors from the American Journal of Critical Care urges healthcare providers to apply lessons learned through this and previous pandemics toward mitigating the damage of the next big public heal th threat.
The Massachusetts Board of Registration of Medicine has finalized regulations that outline how physicians must demonstrate that they're adept at using electronic health records as a condition of maintaining their medical licenses
With the Ebola crisis far from over as a new year begins, both this current threat to global health as well as past infectious disease outbreaks carry important lessons for critical care providers, according to an article in the American Journal of Critical Care.
As predicted, 2014 was indeed a busy year for physician practices. A recent post from the American Medical Association's AMA Wire narrowed down a list of the most significant matters affecting providers over the past year.
A Pennsylvania judge granted Aetna an injunction against Jefferson Hospital, which sought to terminate its contract with the insurer on Jan. 31.
A vast number of mobile applications promising blood pressure and hypertension management capabilities lack validation and require greater oversight, claims a study published this month in the Journal of the American Society of Hypertension.
The Internal Revenue Service on Monday released new regulations on how non-profit hospitals collect sums owed by patients.
When it comes to health IT news, 2014 was a whopper. From government turmoil to data breach mayhem, several stories stood out. To that end, FierceHealthIT examined five of this year's biggest headlines. Read more...
In this special report, FierceHealthPayer examines why each topic made headlines in 2014 and will continue to matter to payers in 2015 and beyond.
Closely on the wings of CMS' proposed rule that would give some accountable care organizations a three-year reprieve before they receive penalties for failure to meet performance measures, 89 new ACOs have announced that will join the Medicare Shared Savings Program, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced in a blog post this week.