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Hospitals missing opportunity to increase EHR integration

Brief Published March 8, 2019 Dive Brief: Health systems are missing an opportunity to deliver on a potential benefit of consolidation by not aligning their acquisitions with their EHRs, according to a new Health Affairs analysis. Health Affairs reviewed data on 4,720 hospitals from the American Hospital Association survey and IT supplement from 2012 to… Read More »

Medicare Advantage revenue expected to increase 1.59 percent under proposed rate changes

Medicare Advantage payment rates for 2020 are expected to increase revenue by 1.59 percent, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Wednesday, in releasing the second half of proposed MA and Part D payment and policy updates. This expected average change in revenue is smaller than the 1.84 percent of 2019. It does not… Read More »

Coinfection with HIV and HCV does not increase the risk of end-stage liver disease or liver cancer

People with HIV and hepatitis C are no longer at higher risk of end-stage liver disease than people with hepatitis C alone, and the trend is probably associated with the improved effectiveness of antiretroviral treatment, a French study has reported in the journal Hepatology. The study also found that people with HIV and HCV coinfection… Read More »