The U.S. spends more on health care than any other country. Here’s what we’re buying. – The Washington Post

The U.S. spends more on health care than any other country. Here’s what we’re buying. By Carolyn Y. Johnson December 27 (Washington Post illustration; iStock) American health-care spending, measured in trillions of dollars, boggles the mind. Last year, we spent $3.2 trillion on health care -- a number so large that it can be difficult to … Continue reading The U.S. spends more on health care than any other country. Here’s what we’re buying. – The Washington Post

Physicians gain 30-40% in productivity with Scribe Mobile 2 and Scribe Charting. Giving physicians unprecedented freedom to focus on patient care. 

Latest version of Scribe Mobile 2 offers physicians unprecedented freedom to focus on patient care.February 21, 2016 Scribe announces the release of the latest version of Scribe Mobile 2, its Clinical Productivity App for physicians. “This release is a significant enhancement to our offerings and provides even greater freedom for physicians to focus on their … Continue reading Physicians gain 30-40% in productivity with Scribe Mobile 2 and Scribe Charting. Giving physicians unprecedented freedom to focus on patient care. 

Feds end review of McKesson-Change Healthcare deal | Health Data Management

Feds end review of McKesson-Change Healthcare dealByFred BazzoliPublishedDecember 28 2016, 6:40am ESTMore inM&AHITRevenue cycleHealthcare analyticsHospitals and clinics Print Email Reprints ShareThe last regulatory hurdle from the federal government has been resolved, enabling a deal to go forward between McKesson and Change Healthcare to create a new healthcare IT company.The Department of Justice has closed its … Continue reading Feds end review of McKesson-Change Healthcare deal | Health Data Management

Healthcare Asset Management: Upcoming Technologies and Trends | Strong Concerns for Patient Safety | Key Players.

Healthcare Asset Management: Upcoming Technologies and Trends | Strong Concerns for Patient Safety | Key Players. Inquiry For more Details@ http://tinyurl.com/z53fxux The global healthcare asset management market is segmented on the basis of products, applications, and regions. Based on products, the market is further categorized into RFID components, RTLS, and infrared and ultrasound. The RFID … Continue reading Healthcare Asset Management: Upcoming Technologies and Trends | Strong Concerns for Patient Safety | Key Players.

This Mobile Ultrasound Startup Is Reshaping A $6 Billion Healthcare Market

This Mobile Ultrasound Startup Is Reshaping A $6 Billion Healthcare MarketJulian Mitchell ,   CONTRIBUTORI cover entrepreneurs and startups disrupting industries. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.TWEET THISOver the past 15 years, due to miniaturization of ultrasound technology, which has made it more affordable and portable, ultrasound imaging has made its way to the … Continue reading This Mobile Ultrasound Startup Is Reshaping A $6 Billion Healthcare Market

Who will take the lead at ONC in 2017?

  Times of high uncertainty often produce high anxiety. Not knowing what lies ahead usually doesn’t set well with healthcare leaders. And we’re going into one of the most uncertain years in recent memory—not just for healthcare, but for the nation as a whole. With the new Trump administration taking charge in Washington, the anxiety … Continue reading Who will take the lead at ONC in 2017?

Why many group practices are worrying about MACRA shift

Why many group practices are worrying about MACRA shift Now that the final Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) rule is out, how do you feel about your MACRA preparations? Advisory Board recently surveyed members of its Medical Group Strategy Council to gauge their concern and see how they're adjusting to the changes MACRA … Continue reading Why many group practices are worrying about MACRA shift

OIG: Florida Medicaid program paid $26M to private payers for dead beneficiaries | Healthcare Dive

Florida Medicaid program paid $26M to private payers for dead beneficiaries AUTHOR Luke Gale PUBLISHED Dec. 15, 2016 Dive Brief: Private payers administering Medicaid in Florida received $26 million from July 2009 to November 2014 for beneficiaries whose deaths preceded payment dates, according to an HSS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) report. The Florida Agency … Continue reading OIG: Florida Medicaid program paid $26M to private payers for dead beneficiaries | Healthcare Dive

CBO: Minimal insurance products not counted as coverage | Healthcare Dive

CBO: Minimal insurance products not counted as coverage AUTHOR Jeff Byers @jeffpbyers PUBLISHED Dec. 20, 2016 Dive Brief: The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has published a blog post that may further complicate the implications of a GOP Affordable Care Act replacement plan. For its estimates, CBO said minimal insurance products that would "not provide enough … Continue reading CBO: Minimal insurance products not counted as coverage | Healthcare Dive

12 top data and IT trends to expect in 2017 — Medscripts Inc

12 top data and IT trends to expect in 2017 This year has seen tremendous changes in the areas of analytics, machine learning and the Internet of Things. Experts predict further advances in these uses of information technology in 2017, according to these experts. This presentation is courtesy of HDM’s sister publication, Information Management. View […] … Continue reading 12 top data and IT trends to expect in 2017 — Medscripts Inc