The EMrecruits Weekly | February 3, 2015
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Patient Medical Record Fees Violating HIPAA Standard, Advocates Say
from Healthcare Finance News
Advocates are grilling healthcare providers over the prices they charge patients for electronic or printed medical records, claiming some fees may even go as far as to violate HIPAA rules...
Patient Engagement Key to Doing More with Less
from Fierce Practice Management
Today's physician practices are more burdened with administrative, technological and regulatory challenges than ever--all in the midst of dramatic reimbursement changes and a physician shortage...
HHS sets Goals for Expanding New Medicare Payment Models
from Modern Healthcare
The Obama administration wants 30% of payments for traditional Medicare benefits to be tied to alternative payment models such as accountable care organizations by the end of 2016. The administration also has set a goal of hitting 50% by the end of 2018...
The Future of Population Health Management
from Fierce Healthcare
Healthcare leaders are under significant pressure to improve population health while containing costs. In fact, it's one of their top priorities in 2015, according to a recent survey from B.E. Smith...
The spirit of philanthropy was on full display at the 2014 Inova Summit: A Thought Leadership Weekend as
Inova Loudoun Hospital Foundation celebrated the overwhelming success of its Cornwall Cares Campaign, which raised more than $4.5 million for the Emergency Department at the Cornwall campus in downtown Leesburg...
Strategies to Improve Emergency Care Communication
from Fierce Healthcare
The chaotic, high-stress work environment of the emergency department (ED) can lead to communication breakdowns among staff and have a negative effect on patient care...
Although the Affordable Care Act’s second enrollment period is nearly over, politicians, medical professionals, and the public still debate its implications. According to David Houle and Jonathan Fleece, one-third of all hospitals in the United States will close or be reorganized into another kind of health care provider by 2020. What will differentiate the winners from the losers?