Posts Tagged: veterans

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Trump expands mental health benefits to decrease suicide rates among new veterans. USA Today, January 10, 2018.  President Trump signed an order to provide more benefits to service members transitioning from the military to… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Meaningful Measures specifics emerge: CMS program will track 18 areas. Healthcare IT News, November 28, 2017. CMS released core measures that aim to focus on high-quality healthcare and meaningful outcomes for patients. 2) Drug… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Senate Soundly Rejects Repeal-Only Health Plan. The New York Times, July 26, 2017. The Senate rejected a measure that would repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. 2) Romania to pass… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) AMA, Regenstrief launch EHR training platform for medical students. Healthcare IT News, April 19, 2017. A partnership was created to launch an electronic health record training program for medical students. 2) VA Tests Partnership… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) HIE use leads to shorter lengths of hospital stay, lower chance of ED readmission. Healthcare IT News, March 8, 2017. Efficiency and quality improve when physicians can access patient EHR data via a regional… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Electronic Medical Records Are Latest Target for Identity Thieves. NBC News, May 28, 2015. Electronic medical records provide all of the sensitive information required for thieves to take out loans, get passports or make… Read the rest »

Since July 4th holiday is upon us, we wanted to take this opportunity to thank all the amazingly hard working doctors and nurses who have served tirelessly in war, in peace and at Veteran’s hospitals throughout the world. There has been much in the news lately about the failings of the nation’s military Veteran hospitals.… Read the rest »