Will CMS be a Leader or a Nudger?

Gearon, Christopher
June 2005
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2005, Vol. 79 Issue 6, Special section p8
Trade Publication
Focuses on the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as a public health agency aimed at improving access to care and the health of beneficiaries and making health care affordable for all U.S. people perceived by its administrator Mark McClellan. Importance of the priority of the CMS on the adoption of health information technology (IT); Efforts of the CMS to help facilitate IT adoption; Support of James Skogsberg, president and CEO of Advocate Health Care, for the efforts of the CMS.


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