Novant's CMO says the goal is to give providers "the opportunity to spend more meaningful time with their patient versus tracking down test results or clinical data," in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Michigan, and North Carolina.
While it's unlikely Senate GOP will reach a final deal on their the Better Care Reconciliation Act by the end of Friday, GOP aides say leadership still could send an outline of an updated bill to the Congressional Budget Office to score while Congress is in recess.
The new CBO analysis, which projected federal Medicaid spending under the Better Care Reconciliation Act compared with current law, "created a fresh challenge for Republican leaders as they tried to muster support for their bill," the New York Times reports.
To curb unnecessary ED use, Detroit Medical Center (DMC) implemented an innovative new program to provide frequent ED users with coordinated care services—with impressive results, Jay Greene writes for Crain's Detroit Business/Modern Healthcare.
For many Americans, fireworks are a necessary part of any Fourth of July celebrations—but fireworks can cause serious, sometimes devastating, injuries. Here are the fireworks that pose the greatest danger, according to a study.
Justin Timbie, the study's lead author and a senior health policy researcher at RAND, says improvements in access to care that occurred under a medical home model likely contributed to a rise in Medicare expenditures.