Accountable care organizations are the focus of a new accreditation program launched this week by the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a nonprofit standards development group.
Mobile app performance in the health insurance industry continues to gain importance and popularity. And as insurers embrace mobile strategies, it's imperative to measure their performance against cost and success at achieving business goals, FierceMobileHealthcare previously reported. Listed below are a few ways to implement and operate mobile performance metrics, according to Insurance & Technology.
When a doctor noticed the physicians and staff tending to his wife after a double knee replacement weren't washing their hands before interacting with her, he worked to do something about it, Yahoo News reported.
As health insurers' provider networks get more narrow, many states are adopting standards to ease consumer concerns about limited selections of doctors and hospitals, reports The New York Times.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services awarded new contracts to 14 organizations as part of an overhaul of the Quality Improvement Organization Friday.
In an exclusive interview with FierceHealthIT, health attorney Brad Thompson of Epstein Becker Green elaborates on what potential legislation for CDS could mean.
The health insurance industry is urging lawmakers to amend the Affordable Care Act's medical-loss ratio provision, The Fiscal Times reported. It wants payments to brokers and agents excluded from administrative costs.
A new warning system will help to detect illicit drug use around the country to allow for "rapid, informed and effective" public health responses.
Legislation mandating a minimum federal standard for notifying women if they have dense breast tissue has been introduced in the U.S. Senate.
Health insurers overburdened with Affordable Care Act implementation could consider a move to Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands, as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has granted a myriad of reform exemptions in U.S. territories.