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EXCLUSIVE: Cognitive overload contributes to medical misdiagnosis.

February 5, 2016 • Business

A new approach to clinical documentation can help. By Marc Mosier, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Pri-Med / Amazing Charts FEBRUARY 5, 2016 – The news about misdiagnosis (“Most Americans will get a wrong or late diagnosis at least once in their lives,” Sept. 22) should not have surprised anyone who works in health information… Read More ›

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Direct Primary Care: A Consideration for Rural Health.

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Written by Janelle Ali-Dinar, PhD Created on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 19:27 Is it possible that the until-now-unheard-of notion of simplicity has been introduced within the healthcare industry? If so, something accompanying it might be the movement of DPC, or direct primary care, through which unlimited primary care drives down overall costs while improving patient… Read More ›

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LEGAL: Health Care Cases To Watch In 2016 ~Law360

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By Jeff Overley Law360, New York (December 24, 2015, 8:37 PM ET) — The health care industry’s legal docket in 2016 is jam-packed with momentous litigation that will shape the future of False Claims Act liability, Affordable Care Act coverage and abortion rights. Here are key cases to watch in the year ahead. FCA Faces… Read More ›

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FOR IMMEDIATE News Release June 16, 2015 Contact:   William Ross Executive Director ACPP (855) 332-5120 Email: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PRIVATE PHYSICIANS FIRST ANNUAL MEETING A MAJOR SUCCESS Attendees Benefit from Varied and Informative Agenda LONG BEACH, Calif. – JUNE 19, 2015 – The American College of Private Physicians (ACPP) today announced that their First… Read More ›

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Retail Pharmacies Move to Capture More Obamacare Dollars.

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As payments to medical-care providers are driven to value-based models and away from costly fee-for-service medicine, hospitals and health systems find the need for a closer relationship with retail pharmacies. By Bruce Japsen Jan 22, 2016 at 12:01PM The nation’s largest pharmacy chains are stepping up strategies that link their pharmacists with local hospitals and… Read More ›

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Could direct primary care go mainstream? “It faces significant headwinds inhibiting widespread adoption …”

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By Heather Caspi | January 26, 2016 With direct primary care (DPC) experiencing a boom since the Affordable Care Act, a growing number of practices are experimenting with the model and its potential to go mainstream. As the Direct Primary Care Coalition recently told Kaiser Health News, the number of DPC practices has gone from… Read More ›

Technology »

CVS Health forms clinical affiliation with U of C Medicine.

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By: MARIA CASTELLUCCI January 14, 2016 –  CVS Health Corp. on Thursday announced four new clinical affiliations with healthcare systems located across the country. The pharmacy giant has teamed up with John Muir Health in Northern California; University of Chicago Medical Center; Novant Health in North Carolina and the University of Michigan Health System in… Read More ›


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