House subcommittee approves bill defunding AHRQ
July 19, 2012, 9:32 am by Healthcare IT News
A House Appropriations subcommittee voted Wednesday to go ahead with a controversial bill that would cut $1.3 billion from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) while also eliminating all funding for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
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VHA gets bullish on population health
Healthcare IT News : May 20, 2013, 11:01 am
VHA, a nationwide healthcare network of 1,400 not-for-profit healthcare organizations that work to boost clinical performance while reducing costs, has cut a deal with Phytel to help its members tackle population management.
Health IT market in growth mode
Healthcare IT News : May 20, 2013, 10:52 am
The healthcare IT applications market continues to grow, according to a new Research and Markets report, which projects that by 2017 the global market will expand at a compound annual growth rate
9 'Cs' lead to accountable care
Healthcare IT News : May 20, 2013, 10:04 am
There are buzz phrases, and then there are buzz phrases. And if there’s one phrase that has permeated the healthcare sector more thoroughly than all the others, it’s probably “accountable care.” But
New HIPAA rule not meant to block clinical trial progress, expert says
Healthcare IT News : May 20, 2013, 8:22 am
Ever since the updated HIPAA rule took effect last March, some hospital IT departments see themselves as “the HIPAA police,” clamping down in ways that the rule doesn't require, says one industry
LSU database gaffe leads to HIPAA breach
Healthcare IT News : May 17, 2013, 11:08 am
Siemens Healthcare and Louisiana State University are notifying 8,330 patients of a HIPAA breach following a database mishap that resulted in billing and treatment information being mailed to the wrong patients.