Posted on February 06, 2017
Last week, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee approved Rep. Tom Price’s (R-GA) nomination for Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) with 14 votes from Republicans and 0 votes from Democrats, who boycotted the vote. Price is expected to be confirmed by the Senate this week. ... Read more
A recent Modern Healthcare article reported that healthcare leaders think the next “disruptive innovation” will occur in primary care. According to the article, “Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen coined the phrase almost two decades ago ... Read more
As reported Jan. 9, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released preliminary guidance clarifying the provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act that impact hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) that were under construction (or “midbuild”) when ... Read more
The deadline to confirm exhibit space for the 2017 MHA Patient Safety & Quality Symposium is Feb. 24. Exhibitors at this one-of-a-kind event will showcase their products and services with more than 300 of Michigan’s nurses, patient safety directors and physicians. ... Read more
“Public understanding about how our health system operates is woefully low: surveys show only one in five adults has functional knowledge about how to choose a physician, hospital or insurance plan, or compare treatment options. ... Read more
Upcoming events and important healthcare news ... Read more
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