HHS proposes to nix 'onerous' patient record rule
by Samantha Liss on August 23, 2019 at 8:55 pm
The American Hospital Association applauded the proposal but urged Congress to go further. […]
Advocate Aurora posts bump in expenses tied to...
by Rebecca Pifer on August 23, 2019 at 1:16 pm
The system has shifted focus to more lucrative outpatient visits in an attempt to recoup volume, a strategy that seems to be paying off with the increase in patient revenue. […]
Allscripts touts deal with Apple Health Records
by Ron Shinkman on August 23, 2019 at 12:09 pm
Despite reports of rising tensions and turnover among Apple's health team, the tie-up suggests the tech behemoth is still bullish on healthcare. […]
Giant launches pharmacy app
by Lauren Manning on August 23, 2019 at 10:00 am
Users can request refills, transfer prescriptions, view pharmacy history and access a library of health information with the new tool. […]
Q&A: ONC chief Don Rucker on bringing the app...
by Rebecca Pifer on August 22, 2019 at 9:11 pm
"Most of our health data is actually not in the medical record or in HIPAA or even generated by providers. Most of the available inference on health is sitting in things like the GPS of our […]
Tidepool CEO talks Pre-Cert era, interoperability
by Maria Rachal on August 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Amazon and Pixar software veteran Howard Look spoke to MedTech Dive about working through FDA's software development evaluation pilot and the implications of an insulin dosing app that works with […]
Big 5 payers grow MA market share in August
by Rebecca Pifer on August 22, 2019 at 1:10 pm
Despite reports Medicare Advantage is failing to produce savings for taxpayers, big insurers continue to snap up market share. CVS had the strongest year-over-year growth, aided by its […]
ACA enrollment could stabilize if premiums stay...
by Linda Wilson on August 22, 2019 at 12:25 pm
Critics had feared that Republican efforts to undermine the ACA would lead to large decreases in the number of people enrolled in plans sold in the individual insurance market, though a report […]
Trump administration not giving up on plan to...
by Ned Pagliarulo on August 21, 2019 at 8:15 pm
Amgen, Merck and Eli Lilly successfully blocked the rule from taking effect in July, winning a district court decision that HHS is now appealing.&nbs […]
Wyoming seeks to regulate air ambulances like a...
by Samantha Liss on August 21, 2019 at 7:14 pm
Federal regulations have stymied state efforts to regulate air ambulances. Wyoming is trying a new approach, but first it needs CMS on board. […]