December 1, 2017
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MedCity News | November 30, 2017
Telemedicine and digital health are on the rise. Additionally, as the medical field advances, more and more specialties are being added to the mix.
These factors prompted two physicians - Michael Nochomovitz and Rahul Sharma - to pen a  JAMA viewpoint article on the potential behind a new specialty: the medical virtualist... READ MORE   

Modern Healthcare | November 27, 2017  
At St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica, N.Y., the CMS' Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program was an expensive wake-up call to hospital leaders that they needed to do a better job of preventing patients from making a U-turn after being discharged... READ MORE 

HealthAffairs | November 21, 2017   
On October 27, 2017, the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) released the 2016 results for the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). This is the fourth year of the program, allowing for more comparisons to prior years of the program. The program has matured as CMS has refined performance measures and the program's technical components while health care organizations have learned how they can succeed under these arrangements...READ MORE  

HealthLeaders Media | November 3, 2017

Just under 70% of family medicine residents feel adequately prepared to handle the analytics and care coordination strategies involved in population health management, according to a new study published in Family Medicine.  Using data from 2014 and 2015 surveys from the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), which included more than 6100 responses, researchers found a high degree of comfort with population health strategies upon graduation...READ MORE  
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