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Hospitals and clinics take an average of 17 years to adopt evidence-based practices—but there are a few ways hospitals can more efficiently integrate these practices, Margaret Luciano, an assistant professor in the WP Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and colleagues write in Harvard Business Review.
CMS on Thursday finalized a rule that provides the agency with more authority to prevent fraud by rejecting or revoking a provider's or supplier's enrollment in CHIP, Medicare, and Medicaid if they are affiliated with organizations that have had their enrollment revoked because of fraud, waste, or abuse.
In health care today, there's a great emphasis on amassing large databases of patient medical records, but for many patients, the process of accessing their own records can be challenging—and it's completely "at odds with your federal rights," Harlan Krumholz, a cardiologist and professor at Yale School of Medicine, writes for NPR's "Shots."
Erramatti Mangayamma at age 74 gave birth to twins in India last week after becoming pregnant through IVF, making her the oldest person ever to give birth, according to her doctors, and reigniting debate over so-called geriatric pregnancies.