According to CareSpot, deal gives more resources when follow-up care is required. Orlando Health seeks to expand care access points in its service place.
The AHA (American Hospital Association) is calling on the agency to further decrease the regulatory burdens on hospitals and health systems by cancelling Stage 3 of the meaningful use (MU) program, in reaction to the CMS’ (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) appeal for data on CMS flexibilities and efficiencies.
A report has been released by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society EHR Association on the intersection between EHR usability and patient safety.
Individuals who live in the region of Panama City Beach can now have an access to emergency room (ER) a little closer to home.
Second clinic of Kathy's Urgent Care (UC) has been opened in the month of May at 856 Cromwell Avenue in Rocky Hill. The latest location will meet the growing requirement of area residents for timely, expert medical care, specifically after hours and on weekends. On May 20, the public was invited to a Grand Opening Celebration at 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and got free wellness exams, tours of the facility, and a chance to meet Dr. Thomas Brown and his professional staff.
This week, troubled EHR vendor eClinicalWorks declared that its customer Eagle Physicians & Associates exchanged health information with hospitals running electronic health record system of rival Epic through the Carequality Interoperability Framework.
Today, Partners Urgent Care (http://partnersurgentcare.org) declared the launch of its newest center situated in the region of Boston near Boston Common, inside City Place at 137 Stuart Street. This is the 6th Partners Urgent Care location merging centers opened previously this year in the Cambridge at Central Square and the town of Canton in addition to initially opened sites in Brookline, Newton and Watertown. 4 extra centers are planned to open this fall in Medford, Cambridge at Porter Square, Burlington and Woburn. Partners Urgent Care is collaboration between the organization of Partners HealthCare, an integrated health care system discovered by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, and MedSpring Urgent Care.
Today, the ACR (American College of Rheumatology) welcomed components of a new proposed rule from the CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) regarding the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) Quality Payment Program (QPP) as consisting of various positive developments for rheumatology providers. Particularly, support has been expressed by the rheumatologists for CMS's proposals to enhance the threshold for Merit-Based Incentive Payments System (MIPS) exemptions, to extend "Pick Your Pace" flexibility for another year and to delay electronic health records (EHRs) requirements. Furthermore, the ACR supports keeping the cost performance category weighted at zero for another year beyond the year of 2018.
The EHRs (Electronic Health Records) Incentive Program run by the CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) garnered attention again previous week following the issue of a report by the Office of Inspector General of the US Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) explaining incorrect payments to physicians under the program. On the heels of a high-profile settlement, the report follows under the False Claims Act between the US Department of Justice and an EHR vendor regarded to certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT) used in the EHR Incentive Program.
Code 3 Urgent Care & Pharmacy Launches Convenient, High Quality, Affordable Care to McCarran International Airport
Frisco based Code 3 Emergency Partners, LLC, is glad to declare the launch of Code 3 Urgent Care & Pharmacy at McCarran International Airport, Terminal 1, Las Vegas, NV. This will be the 1st airport location of Code 3 Emergency Partners with a second airport location at DFW International Airport, Terminal D, slated to opening in the late summer 2017