Healthcare Reform

Analyzing Quality of Cancer Care | News Brief

Delivering quality cancer care appears to be increasingly difficult because of the shortage of oncologists and rising costs of chemotherapy agents, radiation therapy, and imaging tests, according … Read More

Reporting EHR Meaningful Use for Medicare Bonus Has Begun | Medical Blog

Physicians using an electronic health record (EHR) system in a “meaningful” way and who hope to qualify for the $18,000 incentive payment from Medicare this year can … Read More

National Healthcare Quality Strategy Unveiled | Medical Blog

The US Department of Health and Human Services revealed its National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care this week, a “first-ever” plan to guide quality improvement … Read More

Medicare Payment Cut to MDs Delayed — For Now | Medical Blog

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to delay a 23% Medicare payment cut to physicians that was scheduled for Wednesday, December 1, according to the Associated Press. … Read More

House Passes 9/11 Healthcare Bill | Medical Blog

In a 268 to 160 vote, the House of Representatives approved a $7 billion health bill for first responders and residents of New York City who fell … Read More

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