» Sodium bicarbonate shortage puts surgeries on hold
26/05/17 20:25 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The country's only two suppliers have nearly run out of a widely-used drug that most homes have in their kitchen cabinet — baking soda. The shortage has forced providers to delay surgeries and shift operations as they search for alternat...

» The forgotten track: Medicare ACOs qualify for third MACRA option
26/05/17 20:08 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
When the CMS implemented MACRA last fall, physicians focused their attention on two payment tracks. But another option is available that experts say will benefit physicians and ACOs even more.

» The forgotten track: Medicare ACOs qualify for third MACRA option
26/05/17 20:07 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
When the CMS implemented MACRA last fall, physicians focused their attention on two payment tracks. But another option is available that experts say will benefit physicians and ACOs even more.

» Direct Relief and Pfizer donate 1 million doses of naloxone to health providers
26/05/17 19:55 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
California-based charitable medicine program, Direct Relief, has partnered with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to donate up to 1 million doses of the drug overdose-reversal drug naloxone to free health clinics, community health centers, pub...

» Health plan turbulence leads Texas Children's to rare operating loss
26/05/17 19:35 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Texas Children's Hospital in Houston is the latest not-for-profit hospital system to struggle with its health plan, which posted a $28.9 million operating loss in the system's fiscal second quarter.

» Health plan turbulence leads Texas Children's to rare operating loss
26/05/17 19:00 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Texas Children's Hospital in Houston is the latest not-for-profit hospital system to struggle with its health plan, which posted a $28.9 million operating loss in the system's fiscal second quarter.

» 5 health IT reactions to the proposed HHS budget cuts
26/05/17 17:00 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
President Donald Trump's proposed $4 trillion budget for next year calls for a $15.1 billion reduction for HHS, an approximately 18% spending cut. Those cuts will reverberate across the health IT sector.

» Commissioners ‘failing’ to consider wider societal issues
26/05/17 00:00 from OnMedica News
Survey shows majority of CCGs make procurement decisions on cost basis alone Related items from OnMedica GPs warned over potential conflicts of interest in CCG decisions A third of CCG GP referral screening schemes run by private firms L...

» Providers ask: How much pain will per capita caps in Medicaid bring?
25/05/17 22:00 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The end of Medicaid as an entitlement program is coming, providers and political observers say. Now the question is how much will the federal government seek to reduce its spending on the insurance program that covers 70 million people—a...

» Nomad Health brings its digital staffing platform to Texas and California
25/05/17 21:32 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The startup hopes its web-based platform will connect physicians with hospitals looking for staff and address the growing doctor shortage in the U.S.

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