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CMS hears fears about billing codes proposal

Jul 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Although providers are concerned that the CMS' plan to overhaul some Medicare billing codes could spark underpayment and fraud, CMS officials say there's no reason to worry...
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Viewpoints: Lessons On How To Reform, Improve Quality Of Health Care; Single-Payer Cost Estimate Isn’t Really So Shocking

Jul 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers focus on these and other health...
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3M's New Single-Patient Stethoscope Fills Immense Auscultation Quality Gap For Clinicians Treating Patients In Isolation

Jul 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Leading healthcare organizations recommend single-patient stethoscopes be used for patients in isolation to help prevent transmission of infectious diseases. However, clinicians report that current disposable stethoscope options can produce inadequate acoustics, lack durability and are uncomfortable......
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Cancer drug movie strikes nerve in China, becomes box-office hit

Jul 19, 2018 , Reuters
A low-budget Chinese movie about a leukemia patient who turns to smuggling cheaper cancer drugs from India has struck a chord with Internet users and even the country's leaders, spotlighting national anxieties about unaffordable hospital care....
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K Health launches free primary care app, announces $12.5 new funding

Jul 19, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Personalized health information company K Health has launched a free primary care app. Called K, the app’s AI references a history of diagnoses and treatments to deliver users an insight about how their condition would likely be treated, and can also connect users to a network of primary care...
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Janssen funds cancer study using Vital Connect, physIQ tech

Jul 19, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Vital Connect and physIQ are teaming up with the Haga Teaching Hospital in the Netherlands to conduct a study on how wearable biosensors and artificial intelligence can augment care for cancer patients undergoing treatment. Specifically, the study — which is funded by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals — is looking to see how the technology can detect adverse events in cancer treatment early...
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Israel grants $33 million to GE, Medtronic, Change Healthcare to boost R&D

Jul 19, 2018 , Reuters
Three multinational companies have received an Israeli government grant of 120 million shekels ($33 million) aimed at boosting the presence of large companies and establishing Israel as a hub in biotechnology and medicine....
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Update the Stark law now, HHS and providers tell Congress

Jul 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Providers and a top HHS official Tuesday urged Congress to loosen the Stark law's restrictions. The move to value-based care models could be undermined if the 30-year-old law isn't...
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Embleema surfaces from stealth, uses blockchain to link patient data to researchers

Jul 19, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Blockchain is in vogue this year in the healthcare space as innovators find new uses for the technology, which makes information easy to verify and difficult to falsify.  Emerging out of stealth mode today is New York-based startup Embleema, which is launching its block chain personal health record platform designed to help link patients to life science...
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Medicare Physician Pay Rule Targets Reporting Burden

Jul 19, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
July 17—Physician advocates are hailing a range of Medicare policy changes that were included in a recently proposed payment rule and are aimed at reducing clinicians’ administrative burden....
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White House Cautions Lawmakers Against Raising Spending Caps To Accommodate Popular Veterans Health Program

Jul 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In other news on veterans health care, a new top health official is named at Veterans Affairs but only temporarily, and the Kansas medical board revokes the license of a former VA...
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Beth Israel-Lahey merger could raise healthcare spending

Jul 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A Beth Israel-Lahey health system combination would increase the merged system's leverage with commercial payers and potentially allow it to boost prices 5% to 10%, increasing spending by up to $250 million, a new report...
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AngioDynamics to pay $12.5 million over false claims allegations: U.S. Justice Department

Jul 19, 2018 , Reuters
AngioDynamics Inc has agreed to pay the U.S. government $12.5 million to resolve allegations it caused healthcare providers to submit false claims to federal healthcare programs over the use of two medical devices, the Justice Department said on Wednesday....
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HHS taps Boehler to steer value-based care efforts

Jul 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
HHS Secretary Alex Azar has chosen Adam Boehler to help oversee efforts to develop value-based care initiatives at the...
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March Toward Value-Based Care Slipping: Survey

Jul 19, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
July 18—A new survey of physicians and health plan execs says the march toward value-based care (VBC) is slipping, throwing shade on other surveys that say the transition to outcomes-based payment is on track....
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Jim Chanos' best idea in the market right now is a bet against two small health-care stocks

Jul 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
Chanos spoke at the Delivering Alpha conference in New...
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Antibiotics Overprescribed at Urgent Care Clinics

Jul 19, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Antibiotics Overprescribed at Urgent Care ClinicsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Prenatal monitoring in South Dakota, inhaler sensors in Portugal, and more digital health deals

Jul 19, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
• Provider-focused telemedicine vendor SnapMD’s Virtual Care Management system will be used to teach students at the University of San Diego (USD) Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science about telehealth. In a class called “Telehealth and Emerging Technology”, students will learn the ins and outs of virtual...
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Federal judge throws out suit over health subsidy cuts

Jul 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A workaround by states to counter Trump administration cuts to Affordable Care Act subsidies has largely succeeded in protecting consumers from higher costs, California and 17 other states...
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Tenet finds buyers for remaining Chicago-area hospitals

Jul 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp. announced plans to sell three Chicago-area hospitals to hospital operator Pipeline Health and Chicago-based healthcare investment firm TWG...
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